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 Posted: Mon Nov 7th, 2011 10:40 pm
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Cogswell Pepperbox
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The first thought off the top of my head, had Grant "gone South", was that the Confederate War Department did not operate on the meritocracy model to the extent the Federals did ... I don't think Grant would have been given any opportunity of command to grow into the general he historically did.

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