The Nemesis of Grant

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The Nemesis of Grant

Postby cruces » Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:18 pm

In early 1863, General Grant was faced with 2 obstacles. Grant had a base at Holly Springs. He planned a two-pronged assault in the direction of Vicksburg. Lincoln had written "Vicksburg is the key. The war can never be brought to a close until the key is in our pocket." However, he had a different general in mind to "help"


Who was the General that Grant worried about?

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Re: The Nemesis of Grant

Postby cruces » Wed Feb 15, 2012 5:35 pm

Good heavens, his last name started with an M
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Re: The Nemesis of Grant

Postby The_General » Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:55 pm

Guess it may be MG John McClernand as in early '63 he was dreaming about taking Vicksburg alone.
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Re: The Nemesis of Grant

Postby cruces » Wed Feb 22, 2012 6:59 pm

Col <salute>

That is correct and thanks for the answer :D

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