View single post by medicboymatt
 Posted: Sat Feb 24th, 2007 01:20 am
 PM  Quote  Reply  Full Topic 
medicboymatt
Member


Joined: Fri Feb 23rd, 2007
Location: Out In The Swamps
Posts: 36
Status: 
Offline
Mana: 

  back to top

I agree. In the strategic sense, the Vicksburg campaign and defeat doomed the South. The defeat at Gettysburg was frosting on Mr Lincoln's cake. Even if Ewell had grown a pair and taken Cemetery Hill, even if Longstreet had stopped pouting and gotten his rear in gear earlier, I don't think a Confederate victory in PA would have changed the outcome of the War for the better, for either the North or the South.

 Close Window