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ions to his knowledge of the course. The superintendent sternly ordered him to take his seat, which he did. If the matter had ended here, he would probably have lost his commission as well as his grade; but, as soon as the class was dismissed, he sent a written communication to the examiners, stating the facts, and challenging the most rigorous examination. There was some indisposition to grant the reexamination; but it was finally accorded to him, through the friendly intervention of General Worth, then commandant of the Corps of Cadets, who had been greatly pleased with his bearing under such difficult circumstances, as well as with his previous conduct as a cadet. It was a most trying ordeal. The board took him at his word, and gave him a long and most searching examination; after which, however, in spite of a reduction on account of his misadventure, and of a want of skill in drawing, he was graded eighth in his class. He was not only grateful to Worth for this good turn, bu
isions, on the 13th, 14th, and 15th, as follows: Twiggs's division on the 13th, Worth's on the 14th, and Butler's on the 15th. They were again united at Marin on thssary disposition for the attack. These arrangements having been made, and General Worth's division having occupied the gorge of the mountain above the city on the Saltillo road, the attack was commenced by General Worth, who had by his position taken all their defenses in reverse, and pressed by him on the 21st until he had cang the streets with his light artillery. In cooperation with the attack of General Worth, General Taylor ordered Twiggs's division to attack their admirably arrange It is probable, as was subsequently ascertained, that at the time mentioned Worth's command had not got beyond the Plazuela del Carne. The Mississippians and Temiles in advance of Monterey. On Sunday morning, September 21, 1846, Major-General Worth was dispatched with his division to take possession of some high ground
Chapter 37: the end. Not reckless. estimates of character by Colonel Munford, by General Preston, by Major Haydon, Colonel Jack. reminiscences of Rev. R. D. Chapman, of Rev. E. Fontaine, of Dr. D. W. Yandell. description in Harper's Weekly. estimate by Thomas F. McKinney, by the New York times, by General William J. Worth. reminiscences of Rev. Dr. Galleher, of Colonel J. W. Avery. estimate by General W. C. Whitthorne. anecdote by Lieutenant J. M. Fairbanks. Scott and Davis almost agree. estimate by Judge Ballinger, by Colonel W. J. Green, by Governor I. G. Harris, by President Jefferson Davis, by Major Alfriend, by professor A. T. Bledsoc, by General Richard Taylor. epitaph by John B. S. Dimitry. a filial estimate. the end. It has been the writer's aim in this biography to let a truthful narrative of facts reveal the character of its subject. He has not been prepossessed with any especial ideal to which he has striven to conform General Johnston's acts or mo