Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Scott” in chapter 3 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:

...d his wife anxiously wished him to accept; the latter wrote in 1870 as follows: I well remember my disappointment when, as a very young and handsome man, he was offered the position of aide to General Scott , and, from his own judgment, refused it, saying that, although much gratified to have been mentioned by General Scott, he felt that the life of inactivity in a large city did not accord with his view...

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