GDG- Custer (and Gettysburg) On the Tube Again

Jack Lawrence jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Thu Jan 19 13:00:54 CST 2012


I have been over the terrain.

Usually, in my expeioence, when a subordinate said it could not be done, it 
was never tried.

Regards,

jack
----- Original Message ----- 
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Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 11:30 AM
Subject: Re: GDG- Custer (and Gettysburg) On the Tube Again


> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>
>
> In a message dated 1/19/2012 11:10:41 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> CWMHTours at aol.com writes:
>
> I think  you are not familiar with the terrain when you discuss  the
> Gatlings.
>
> There weren't even dirt roads and no sorts of bridges across streams and
> rivers.  The columns of troops in the field in this campaign did not even
> have supply wagons (mules were used instead) or ambulances.  Those Gatling
> guns were the only wheeled vehicles around.
>
> Bruce  Trinque
> Amston, CT
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