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|Posted: Wed Jan 24th, 2007 01:26 am||
|Buford was armed with Sharps carbines.
Sorry about that. Perrett said "Spencers." My proofing finger slipped.
You convinved me not to get the book, but I might have to agree with Perrett on that one.
I was afraid of that. Seems to me that Chattanooga was in Union hands and Bragg was threatening it. You have a different reading of the situation?
how can you be certain that anything else in the book is accurate?
Can't, actually. But he footnoted the important parts and used impressive sources.
Cap: Everyone I've talked to raves about "Team of Rivals." It's in my next-in-line stack.