GDG- Lost Cause and Inevitibility

John Lawrence jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Sun Jan 22 16:44:58 CST 2012


Buchanan despite his declaration  as the "last" president was a pretty typical southern hypocrite, having fought a war against the Mormons.
The south was always about preserving the Union as a vehicle to preserve slavery.i

William Richardson <general.jackson at yahoo.com> wrote:

>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
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>From: George Connell <georgeconnell at mac.com>
>To: GDG <gettysburg at arthes.com>Sent: Sunday, January 22, 2012 5:14 PM
>Subject: GDG- Lost Cause and Inevitibility
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>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>I have long been bothered by the belief that anyone who maintains that the South's defeat was inevitable as long as the Union retained the will to fight is a  "Lost Causer!"
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>I think this is an utterly realistic assessment of the 'correlation of forces' and a great example of why the South was nuts to risk war.
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>What am I not getting?
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>George 
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>Now George, You know that just because the South was out-manned and out-supplied...That had NOTHING to do with it....wink wink
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>As far as the South being nuts to risk war always remember "It isn't the size of the dog in the fight, it is the size of the fight in the dog".
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>Respectfully,
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>     William Richardson
>     Mount Gilead, North Carolina
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>" The direct cause of the outbreak of the War Between The States was slavery; the direct object of the prosecution of the war was the preservation of the Union. "
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