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he practice. He ascertains that, notwithstanding appearances, the man of the single most is not behind the rest of his brethren, for he had never had but one patient, and him he had dispatched according to the most approved rule. Old Scott tells Prince Napoleon that he never was defeated, never lost a detachment, and never had a post taken from his command. This is saying a great deal. It is that a nibal, C├Žsar, Gustava Adolphas. Tureune, Eugene. Marlborough, Frederick, Washington, Green, Napoleon, and Wellington could not have said with truth. It would place old Scott above all these renowned Generals, were we sure that he had run as many risks of being defeated and losing posts as they had ran. Perhaps, if we investigate the matter, we may stumble upon some explanation of the miracle similar to that which accounted for the thin attendance upon the single ghost doctor. Old Scott never commanded in chief until his campaign against Osceola and his two or three hundred h
They were, however, repulsed in every instance by the unflinching courage and fixed determination of our men. In these desperate encounters, the veterans of McBride's and Slack's divisions fully sustained their proud reputation, while Col. Martin Green and his command, and Col. Boyd and Major Winston and their commands, proved themselves worthy to fight by the side of the men who had by their courage and valor won imperishable honor in the bloody battle of Springfield. About 2 o'clock in the afternoon of the 20th, and after fifty-two hours of continuous firing, a white flag was displayed by the enemy on that part of their works nearest to Col. Green's position, and shortly afterward an other was displayed opposite to Col. Rives. I immediately ordered a cessation of all firing on our part, and sent forward one of my staff officers to ascertain the object of the flag, and to open negotiations with the enemy, if such should be their desire. It was finally, after some delay,