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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
o Bay became the chief naval rendezvous. Colonel R. B. Mason, First Dragoons, was an officer of great experience, of stern character, deemed by some harsh and severe, but in all my intercourse with him he was kind and agreeable. He had a large fund of good sense, and, during our long period of service together, I enjoyed his unlimited confidence. He had been in his day a splendid shot and hunter, and often entertained me with characteristic anecdotes of Taylor, Twiggs, Worth, Harney, Martin Scott, etc., etc, who were then in Mexico, gaining a national fame. California had settled down to a condition of absolute repose, and we naturally repined at our fate in being so remote from the war in Mexico, where our comrades were reaping large honors. Mason dwelt in a house not far from the Custom-House, with Captain Lanman, United States Navy; I had a small adobe-house back of Larkin's. Halleck and 1)Dr. Murray lhad a small log-louse not far off. The company of artillery was still on th
The late Robert E Scott. This eminent citizen, whose foul murder, by a gang of Yankee marauders, we yesterday alluded to, was a native of Fauquier, and eldest son of the late Judge John Scott, of that county, one of the most eminent jurists of his day. The family are all distinguished for talent, Captain John Scott, who was the original commander of the Black Horse Troop, and Dr. Martin Scott, formerly a professor in the Medical College, of this city, younger brothers of Robert E., having already earned a high reputation — the one by his political writings, and the other by his skill in his profession. Robert E. Scott was educated at the University of Virginia, which he entered during the first session in 1825, and did not leave until he had passed through all the classes. He took at college the stand which he maintained through life. He became notices at once among his companions for his high spirit and lofty contempt of anything mean or shuffling, not less than for his power
The defence of Washington. --A correspondent of the Providence General enumerates the following, as a portion of the defences of Washington: Fort Greble, 15 guns; Fort Carroll and redoubt, 14 guns; Fort Snyder, 6 guns; Fort Stanton,16 guns; Fort Ricketts, 4 guns; Fort Good Hope, 4 guns; Fort Baker, 7 guns; Fort Davis, 6 guns; Fort Dupont, 6 guns; Fort Meigs, 10 guns; Fort Mayhem, 8 guns; Fort Lincoln, 12 guns; Fort Thayer, 4 guns; Fort Saratoga, 6 guns; Fort Bunker Hill, 8 guns; Fort Slemmer, 3 guns; Fort Totten and redoubt, 14 guns; Fort Slocum, 10 guns; Fort Massachusetts, 10 guns; Fort De Russell,7 guns; Fort Pennsylvania 12 guns; Fort Gaines, 4 guns; Fort Ripley. 6 guns; Fort Alexander, 7 guns; Fort Franklin, 6 guns; Betterton Vermont, 3 guns; Martin Scott, I gun; Cameron, 2 guns.