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 Posted: Fri Apr 3rd, 2009 11:41 pm
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I don't think Meade's being given any credit here, and I think he deserves some. And, for that matter, Grant, too.

Why would you hook yourself up to a weak, wimpy, unskilled general simply to use him as a "fall guy" if things went bad? In the meantime, you're willing to lose battles and men? Meade was no flashy, swashbuckling general, but he was solid, and even Grant knew that. The fact that Grant took credit for the debacle at Cold Harbor speaks volumes.

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