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 Posted: Fri Sep 5th, 2008 09:00 pm
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Yes, he was respected. Even Grant was careful not to step on his toes after he took over.

But, he was bad-tempered, rough on subordinates, and even rougher on the press, who tore him up every chance it got. Then, when Dan Sickles went back to Washington he told all his friends (and he had very influential friends) that Meade was basically a moron and that he, Sickles, deserved most of the credit.

Marty

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