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 Posted: Mon Nov 5th, 2007 02:25 pm
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Thanks, gentlemen. My take: Buell didn't arrive in time to save anything on Sunday. His arrival did help Monday's counteroffensive. With Wallace's arrival, Grant had enough grit to shove the Rebs back to Corinth, but having Nelson's division on hand certainly didn't hurt.

With Wallace there, the rebs didn't have it in them to take the line. They didn't have the supplies for a waiting game and they had only two choices: go for it or go back to Corinth. I'm thinking Bo would have opted to retire gracefully--if he hadn't been attacked.

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