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(1863) Battle of Gettysburg
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Larry Purtell
Little Meadows
PA USA
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From the North Carolina soldier's
Posted on: 8/31/2019 9:10:30 AM

From the Fayetteville Weekly Observer, Fayetteville N.C.. August 31, 1863


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Phil Andrade
London
 UK
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From the North Carolina soldier's
Posted on: 9/1/2019 5:04:32 AM

Larry,

That’s a classic.

Advocating a defensive war of attrition , it encourages the acceptance of utilising advantage of position and firepower as the best way of dealing with numerical and material superiority of the enemy.

It requires another read, to say the least.

Regards, Phil
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