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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 2 (search)
is not improbable they may allow us to occupy Monterey without opposition, but I cannot think the wa miles in the interior, and about half-way to Monterey. This place is situated just at the foot ois point the army intended to operate against Monterey. It consists of— Eight regiments of regulWell, here we are within twenty-five miles of Monterey, one day's forced march, and two easy ones, awill go further, and that the capitulation of Monterey will, like the convention of Cintra, prove moons of his energy will all be realized. Monterey, Mexico, October 27, 1846. General Taylor toldhia, and that you would know all about him. Monterey, November 24, 1846. My last letter was dateem to appreciate the value of the victory of Monterey. By the battles of the Palo Alto and Resaca,ope is true. As I told you before we went to Monterey, the more we meet the better; for if we succe large enough, with the natural advantages of Monterey, to keep off the whole army of Mexico, so lon[71 more...]
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 3 (search)
uced, a man of sound judgment wrote from Washington: I have had great pleasure in learning here accounts of Mr. Meade, the same as you mention; that is to say, that he is in high estimation in the army, and known to everybody. Lieutenant Luther spoke of him to Mrs. Wise, she tells me, as a most efficient officer, much consulted, employed and relied upon. Major—— appeared to me very shy of giving him credit on fit occasions. For instance, I heard him speak of General Worth's operations at Monterey. He said General Worth had a plan or map before him, of positions, routes, etc., but did not say a word of Mr. Meade, who probably furnished the map, and at all events, the materials for it. This morning, however, he showed incidentally in a general talk we had about military matters and the Topographical Corps, that he knew well Mr. Meade's merits and his distinguished position. He quoted what General Worth had said about Mr. Meade's value, and his courage and bravery, and also said (whe
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