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POLL: Stonewall Jackson - Overrated?


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AussieAndy Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Lee could have gone around the Union left flank at Gettysburg, as he was repeatedly urged to do. If that was a tactical failure, the failure was Lee's and it is hard to somehow blame it on Jackson's absence.


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VOTING RESULTS
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he was truly great
15
13%
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he rode Lee's coattails
0
0%
 
good general who was also lucky
30
25%
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none of these/no opinion
10
8%
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he is overrated
7
6%
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he was mentally ill
1
1%
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just a legend because of how he died
2
2%
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operationally good, tactically weak
13
11%
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lucky and overrated
2
2%
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one of the best the CSA had
29
24%
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he was an ordinary general fighting poor generals
9
8%
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other (explain)
1
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION
Was he a great general, or just lucky?

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.