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A Northern opinion of Grant's generalship. [The following able criticism of General Grant's clGeneral Grant's claim to great generalship was published in the New York Tribune last summer, and is worth preserving
ents and conclusions, but that his estimate of Grant will be that of the future historian there can the Tribune.
Sir,—The attitude in which General Grant has so long been posed before the world is never seen seriously questioned, speaks of General Grant as one who was successful on a moderate te ginia campaign was a failure, and elsewhere of Grant's useless sacrifice of ten thousand men at Col putable facts.
I understand from him that General Grant was at least seven times conspicuously and l believe that had Jackson lived a year longer Grant would not only have been defeated, but, as a c ingle military idea, pretty nearly destroyed.
Grant possessed an advantage over all his predecesso s at that period.
The dry truth of it is that Grant lost more battles in Virginia than he ever won [4 more...]