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The Daily Dispatch: March 11, 1864., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
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xcluding his crimes in Fort Lafayette, where that cabal of traitors which had met in Frederick in 1861--Teakle Wallis, Parkin Scott, and others — had been confined. When the Union is restored, his record would prove damning, and his condemnation be larly so: Mr. Grimes was convinced that the best interests of the country required that the bill should not pass. Gen. Scott had remained in the army many years, distinguishing himself in the war of 1812-14, and all along down to 1846, when he eflect upon any other commanders, or to strike at Gen. Halleck. There was no proper comparison between the services of Gen. Scott and Gen. Grant. There were but two Major Generals in the army in the Mexican war; and the whole army in Mexico, under command of Gen. Scott, was not equal at any time to the one army of Gen. Grant No man on the continent had won such victories or achieved so much. After his other operations Vicksburg had been pronounced impregnable. We had failed to capture it, an
The New "On to Richmond." The Yankees have for three years endeavored to capture Richmond by conquering the Confederate army in its front, but they have now changed their tactics, and are endeavoring to conquer Gen. Lee's army by capturing Richmond. Their present policy is based upon the repeated, prolonged, and total failures of every other means of accomplishing their purposes. Scott, McDowell, McClellan, Pope, Hooker, Burnside, and Meade have all failed to overthrow the living bulwarks of the Confederate soldiers in open field fighting, and the Grand Northern Army of the Potomac, shorn of its original strength and glory, is only too happy if it can secure the capital at Washington from a Confederate advance. The public men and public speakers of every grade, in and out of the Federal Congress, argue that nothing can be done towards "crushing the rebellion" till the rebel armies are crushed. But how to do it — that's weak point, and think they have found it, in our general