GDG- Lost Cause and Inevitibility

John Lawrence jlawrence at kc.rr.com
Mon Jan 23 09:13:54 CST 2012


As long as Lincoln was president it was.
Regards,
Jack

atmackeyjr at aol.com wrote:

>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>
>That the Federals overcame the advantages the confederates had does not mean the result was inevitable.  
>The fact that they maintained the will to fight through the relatively short four years does not mean the result was inevitable.
>
>Best Regards,
>Al Mackey
>
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: George Connell <georgeconnell at me.com>
>To: GDG <gettysburg at arthes.com>
>Sent: Sun, Jan 22, 2012 5:51 pm
>Subject: Re: GDG- Lost Cause and Inevitibility
>
>
>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>l,
>I accept that retaining the political will was not a given--which I why I 
>pelled it out. 
>The other things you mention are important considerations, but the fact is that 
>orth overcame them all. 
>I still don't understand why maintaining this position makes one a 'Lost 
>auser.'
>Regards,
>George
>
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