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 Posted: Thu Jul 29th, 2010 03:17 pm
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There is a not so fine line between prudence and cowardice... Remember that no one on the Confederate side had any idea what force was on Cemetery Hill and it was getting dark. During the ACW a night attack against an unknown enemy was usually a recipe for disaster. It is anachronistic to assume that generals had the birds eye view of the battlefield on a perfect map that we have in the history books.

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Last edited on Thu Jul 29th, 2010 11:20 pm by Mark

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