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 Posted: Sat Nov 8th, 2008 02:20 am
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In his book Two Great Rebel Armies, Richard McMurry discusses why the Army of Northern Virginia won so many campaigns while the Army of Tennessee lost most of theirs.  He explains that since the Virginia front was the initial theatre of operations most West Point graduates went to the eastern forces and they tended to stay there.  It seems that the same seems to be true of the Union army.



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