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Chapter 5: General Scott's views, and the encouragement they afforded to the cotton Stition of the Southern States, the Views of General Scott, addressed before that event to the Secretnce occurred], was not within the scope of General Scott's provisional remedies. As if apprehendinepot. According to this arrangement of General Scott, all that would be left for the Northeast ny. It is worthy of special remark that General Scott in his autobiography recently published, vnion. Under these circumstances, surely General Scott ought not to have informed them in advance. It is proper to inform the reader why General Scott had five companies only within reach for tse. This is established by the reports of General Scott himself to the War Department. In these h leaving not a company for Utah. Again, General Scott, in his report of November 13, 1858, says: condition of the nine forts enumerated by General Scott, as well as of all the rest. When our s
on interview with South Carolina members General Scott again recommends the garrisoning of all thdepending want of troops observations on General Scott's report to President Lincoln his letter ished Mr. Buchanan's reply to the report General Scott's statement of the interview with Presidenn on the first Crittenden Compromise, that General Scott deemed it proper to renew his former recoms scarcely a lack of charity to infer that General Scott knew at the time when he made this recommeso much and so justly lauded afterwards by General Scott himself. If at this moment, whilst they w our painful duty to examine the report of General Scott to President Lincoln of 30th March, 1861. se to a correspondence between himself and General Scott, which, on both sides, was formally addres the forts in Charleston harbor, for which General Scott, according to his own statement, in the le The reason doubtless is, that, believing General Scott to have been aware before the interview th[5 more...]
been at the date of the interview between General Scott and the President. Fort Sumter was now thexpedition for its relief. At this crisis General Scott, being too unwell to call in person, addref the Brooklyn at the pressing instance of General Scott himself? And yet such is the fact. The P which this ill-fated steamer went to sea, General Scott despatched a telegram to his sonlaw, ColoColonel Scott, of the United States army, then at New York, to countermand her departure; but this did sanctioned by the President than it was by General Scott and myself; not because of any dissent fro short time before it reached the officer (Colonel Scott) to whom it was addressed. General ScotGeneral Scott, as well as the Secretaries of War and the Navy, convinced of the blunder which had been committe commander of the Brooklyn (Farragut), and General Scott simultaneously forwarded to him a despatch, the President saw with astonishment that General Scott, in his report to President Lincoln, had s[3 more...]
their quota of arms the Pittsburg cannon General Scott's unfounded claim to the credit of preventtaries of War and the Navy, accompanied by General Scott, to meet him for the purpose of devising t has ever since been in our possession. General Scott, in his report to President Lincoln, speaktary point of view or otherwise. How does General Scott, in November, 1862, attempt to escape fromf any interview with him on the subject General Scott's rejoinder to ex-President Buchanan, Nati and the General Strange forgetfulness! General Scott, also, in his report to President Lincoln,rts to the commerce of the Gulf of Mexico. General Scott asked the attention of Secretary Floyd, th and defeating it. The pretext on which General Scott seized to introduce this new subject of coit might have been supposed, would satisfy General Scott that none of these muskets or rifles had bements and ammunition, which, according to General Scott's allegation nearly three years thereafter[13 more...]
midable. It was not until the 29th of June, 1857, that the General in Chief (Scott) was enabled to issue orders, from his headquarters at New York, to Brigadier Gr another year, were most fortunately sufficient to overcome these doubts. General Scott in his orders refers to these difficulties, and makes them the occasion of ed into history, Mr. Buchanan was no little surprised to discover that General Scott, in his autobiography, published in 1864, Vol. II., p. 504. asserts that he ould not have inferred the existence of any such protest. On the contrary, General Scott explicitly states the fact that they had been prepared in concert with the , and sanctioned by its authority wherever required. In these instructions General Scott, so far from intimating that he had protested against the expedition, statecertainly Mr. Buchanan, until he read the autobiography, never learned that General Scott had protested against the Utah expedition. The Covode Committee. We h
Appendix General Scott's views of the 29th and 30th of October, 1860, published by his authority in the National Intelligenoer ofe foregoing views eschew the idea of invading a seceded State. Winfield Scott. October 29th, 1860. Lieut.-General Scott's respects to the SeLieut.-General Scott's respects to the Secretary of War to say— That a copy of his Views, &c. was despatched to the President yesterday, in great haste; but the copy intended fo, better transcribed (herewith), was not in time for the mail. General Scott would be happy if the latter could be substituted for the formetic States, from the Potomac south, was not within the scope of General Scott's provisional remedies. It is his opinion that instructions , to garrison or reenforce the forts mentioned in the Views. General Scott is all solicitude for the safety of the Union. He is, however,ass away without leaving a scar or painful recollection behind. The Secretary's most obedient servant, Winfield Scott. October 30th, 1860