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 Posted: Mon Apr 20th, 2009 01:48 pm
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Shooter13 said:

"Another excellent Virginia general, but one who chose the Union. He was thought to be slow by the press and Lincoln, but his attention to detail simply crushed Hood and his ability was fully shown at Chicamuga . . ."

I'm not sure about the "Press." The biggest damage to Thomas' reputation was by Sherman and Grant. Ten years after Thomas' death Grant was spouting off to reporters about how slow Thomas was.

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