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Shiloh: around Noon: the Hornets' Nest
« on: November 21, 2022, 06:58:50 PM »

  Around Noon, the Army of the Tennessee started counter-attacking.  You can see how they got sucked into defending the Hornets' nest area since they had some success there even
compared to the big attack out to the West with Sherman and McClernand's division.  Close to the Hornet's nest, Stuart's rag-tag fragment of Sherman's division started well -- but of course as Grant
pointed out later, just retreating might have worked better.  Hurliburt's division is getting fatigued after wrecking two Confederate brigades: