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    George Thomas.  Although the specifics of the January 1 council are still disputed--most commanders present seem to inflate their own role--Thomas's alleged declaration has persisted as one of the most celebrated incidents of the tough general's military career.  Ultimately, the council ended with Rosecrans determined to hold his position.  This decision doomed the Confederate hopes for victory at Stones River. 

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    George Thomas.  Although the specifics of the January 1 council are still disputed--most commanders present seem to inflate their own role--Thomas's alleged declaration has persisted as one of the most celebrated incidents of the tough general's military career.  Ultimately, the council ended with Rosecrans determined to hold his position.  This decision doomed the Confederate hopes for victory at Stones River. 

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