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BobD147 BobD147 from NY wrote on April 1, 2020 at 7:13 am:
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Tuesday December 26, 2000 00:43:18 GMT

George H Thomas was simply the most important general to serve in the ACW. His innovations changed military thinking and tactics forever. What Grant called the "slows" and criticized Thomas for was actually preparation. And of the kind and extent unknown to the Union head general. It was the work of Thomas that was studied by future generations of officers and not the antiquated, bloody tactics of men such as Grant and Lee. Old Pap was generations ahead of his time and his victory at Nashville was the most complete victory on the field of battle of the ACW.
danncox danncox from CA wrote on April 1, 2020 at 7:08 am:
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Friday January 05, 2001 06:57:15 GMT

This is wonderful to find. I am a distant cousin of General
Thomas on my mothers side. I appreciate so very much the work you've done.
Thanks
ecfive ecfive from NY wrote on April 1, 2020 at 7:05 am:
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Sunday January 07, 2001 17:55:50 GMT

Just Raised IV corps in 15mm to play fire n fury civil war rules
ashfordash ashfordash from MI wrote on April 1, 2020 at 7:03 am:
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Wednesday January 10, 2001 20:00:14 GMT

Thanks, VERY informative.
jerrypat5 jerrypat5 from OH wrote on April 1, 2020 at 7:00 am:
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Friday January 12, 2001 02:03:15 GMT

Very informative & great presentation.
santa santa from MN wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:57 am:
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Thursday February 01, 2001 16:13:06 GMT

George Thomas Ernst was born today, January 12, 2001 in Overland ParkKansas. My first grandchild. We'll have to call him "The Rock" or "The Hammer".
regina regina from IL USA wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:37 am:
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Thursday February 01, 2001 16:13:06 GMT

Interesting info. about General George H. Thomas. My great grand father fought under him at Falling Waters.
deanteitel deanteitel from NC wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:12 am:
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February 05, 2001 06:29:27 GMT

Thanks for an excellent site on the man who I consider the most complete Union General.
greenmtboy99 greenmtboy99 from NH USA wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:10 am:
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Tuesday February 06, 2001 00:12:18 GMT

Thanks for this page. Thomas has never received the full recognition for all
his achievements and the sacrifices he made to defend the Union. I think that he was the best of them all- from Lee and Jackson to Sherman and Grant. He may have been considered slow but his preparation saved lives and led to victory after victory. I'm hoping someone writes the definitive biography of this under appreciated general sometime in the future and that his many accomplishments may be recognized. Thanks again
kkarstet kkarstet from PA wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:08 am:
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Friday February 09, 2001 04:20:41 GMT

my great grandfather was at Chickamauga.with Thomas and the 7th
Pa Cav. He returned in 1897 for the dedication of the battlefield.
olddude33 olddude33 from PA wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:06 am:
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Monday February 12, 2001 19:18:03 GMT

I am an ardent admirer of General Thomas. It's sad that he receives less attention than other generals who were nowhere near his equal.
joetapp joetapp from NJ wrote on April 1, 2020 at 6:05 am:
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Tuesday February 13, 2001 01:56:43 GMT

I am researching Gen. Thomas and am looking for books about him.
Art Cizek Art Cizek from MD wrote on April 1, 2020 at 5:55 am:
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Tuesday February 13, 2001 22:03:14 GMT

Could you tell me why you maintain a website on George Thomas? Is he an
ancestor or is there another reason. Thanks.
Pvandoren Pvandoren from VA wrote on April 1, 2020 at 5:53 am:
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Sunday February 18, 2001 00:03:35 GMT

Needed to refresh my memory on General Thomas. Very handy to find this here.
born2exel born2exel from AL wrote on April 1, 2020 at 5:48 am:
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Friday February 23, 2001 01:42:40 GMT

hi, i'm doing a civil war project
John and Mel John and Mel from GA USA wrote on March 31, 2020 at 1:46 pm:
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Saturday February 24, 2001 03:10:18 GMT

I have lived most of my life on parts of the Chickamauga Battlefield, and have a great interest in the events that occurred here. The heroic stand of General Thomas and his troops at what we locally refer to as Snodgrass Hill is widely respected, even among us born and true Southerners.

Thank you for this site! A respectful salute
Unknown Unknown from VA wrote on March 31, 2020 at 1:44 pm:
Sunday March 11, 2001 05:11:27 GMT

Hello!! I am writing to you now from the birthplace of General Thomas in Newsoms, Virginia. I am the current owner & reside with my wife in this beautiful country house that still has that magnificent oak tree in the front yard. Thought I would drop you a note to let you know how much I enjoy your website dedicated to the "Rock of Chickamauga".

While I am interested in the Civil War in a general way, I would definitely not consider myself a "War Buff". After doing some reading about his exploits, it is obvious that General Thomas was definitely a fine leader of men and one who never got his just recognition while he was alive.

Keep up the good work !
dmonnot dmonnot from OH wrote on March 31, 2020 at 1:38 pm:
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Sunday March 11, 2001 23:02:14 GMT

Stayed at the Wyndam in DC on Thomas circle and wanted to learn more about someone who had such a memorial.
terrynjudy terrynjudy from PA wrote on March 31, 2020 at 1:35 pm:
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Tuesday March 13, 2001 03:32:17 GMT

From my readings, General Thomas seems to have been fascinating, talented and under-appreciated.
jpfxk jpfxk from CA wrote on March 31, 2020 at 1:33 pm:
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Tuesday March 20, 2001 05:02:56 GMT

I love Thomas. Thanks for the page