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 Posted: Thu Apr 9th, 2009 01:44 am
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INEPT IS AN UNDERSTATEMENT!NOT TO MENTION THAT JACKSON,LIKE LEE,USED HIS KNOWLEDGE OF THE OPPOSING GENERALS TO THIER ADVANTAGE.HE HAD THE UNDERSTANDING OF HIS LIMITED RESORCES AND DID EVERYTHING TO CAPITALIZE ON ANY ADVANTAGE HE FOUND.IT WAS GENERALS LIKE HIM THAT INSPIRED MEN TO KEEP FIGHTING,EVEN AFTER HIS DEATH,FOR 4 YEARS AGAINST OVERWHELMING ODDS,AND ALMOST PULL IT OFF!THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEE AND JACKSON IS UNMATCHED.HE WAS QUICK,TENACIOUS,BOLD,SMART IN BATTLE.FIRM IN HIS RELIGION,EVEN TAUGHT SUNDAY SCHOOL TO BLACKS.GREAT WITH KIDS TOO.HE WAS A FIGHTER!HE DID IN FACT COME TO SYMBOLIZE WHAT THE SOUTH STOOD FOR,WAS ABOUT,EVEN BEFOR HIS DEATH.BUT MORESO AFTER.HE JOINED THE SOUTHERN CAUSE ONLY AFTER HE  REALIZE THE NORTH  MEANT TO HOLD THE SOUTH BY FORCE,WHICH HE FELT WRONG AND UNJUST.HE WAS ONE OF A KIND FOR SURE.IF HE HAD NOT PUT THAT COLD TOWEL AROUND HIS WAIST HE WOULD HAVE CONTRACTED PNEMONIA,AND WHO KNOWS WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN...

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