LDRSHIP and the Army

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In the throes of civil war when pundits and politicians, scared of the body bags stacking up under Grant's command begged Lincoln to fire U.S. Grant, Lincoln's answer was "I cannot spare this man. He fights!  In the end, Lincoln and Grant split the credit when they won the war, neither of them having likely seen the white of an enemy's eyes in battle. To say Grant "fought  was to say that men fought for him, men that knew full well the costs that might be incurred, who knew well the general's penchant for creating bloodbaths in battle. Still, t

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