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Old 11-22-2010, 13:34   #31
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I'd ask the Irish, why didn't you guys just fish during the potato famine, it is an island right?

Seriously though my question would be for General Lee before Pickett's Charge,

You are now between the Yankee army and Washington DC, why not pull back towards the capital and make the Feds attack you on ground of your choosing?
Longstreet tried that without success.

I would ask Muhammed WTF was he thinking/drinking.

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Old 11-22-2010, 14:02   #32
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Longstreet tried that without success.
Yes Sir I have read as much but even with the benefit of hindsight, I often wonder why Lee didn't take this advice. It was better for the Union he didn't.
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