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General Butler's own initiative; yet it now appears from his own report to General Scott, dated May 15, 1861, that this act was performed in obedience to verbal dire War Department through Mr. Harriman. Official War Records, II, 29. General Scott had, however, written, the day previous, that it was taken without his knowys after it had happened that General Butler thought it necessary to inform General Scott, and then only in answer to a peremptory telegram. Official War Records,This was more than five months, it must be remembered, before the time when General Scott retired from the command of the Union armies. The narratives of the day in a moment by the testimony of his own subject of biography, who writes to General Scott that he took possession of Federal Hill amid the plaudits of many of the pealf battles. It appears that the word had been used in a similar sense by Thomas Scott, a member of the first Congress, but it attracted no attention. But he had a