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 Posted: Thu May 10th, 2007 01:44 am
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But Davis argued that Lee and Joe Johnston had both served in the Militia first before joining the Confederancy which made the first issue not apply to them.  Of course Johnston disputed this . 

Which is what I was hinting at, Miss Susan. Johnston had ranked higher in the field Army than any of the others. Confederate law specified that officers should have the same rank in the CSA as they had in the USA so, according to my reading of the law (and Johnston's) JEJ should have been ranked first. But that's not how Jeff saw it. Through some admirably nimble jumping and twisting, he managed to give the top three spots to people he personally liked. Of course, Johnston and Beauregard did themselves no favor in their arguments.


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