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 Posted: Sat Nov 5th, 2011 03:40 am
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Albert Sailhorst

Joined: Mon Sep 12th, 2005
Location: Aledo, Illinois USA
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I agree about Lincoln....Grant as General was the key to victory....he did things the other Generals were afraid to do, and that was wage war....Untill Grant, the Northern populace was beginning to grow weary of, and frustrated with, war...
In my opinion, the key to Southern victory was a decisive, devasting victory early in the war, before Grant had the opportunity to rise and while the Yank government and populace figured out that they could win....

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