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The Daily Dispatch: November 19, 1862., [Electronic resource], The War and the Southern forts — rejoinder of Lieut. Gen. Scott to ex-president Buchanan. (search)
aves out of the account what he might have done with a like handful in Fort Moultrie, even without further augmentation of men to divide between the garrisons. Twin forts on the opposite sides of a channel not only give a cross fire on the head of an attack, but the strength of each is more than doubled by the flanking fire of the other. The same remarks apply to the gallant Lieutenant Slemmer, with his handful of brave men in Fort Pickens. With what contempt might he not have looked upon Chase or Bragg, in front of him, with varying masses of from two to six thousand men, if Fort Pickens and its twin, Fort McRae, had had between them only two hundred men! Now, although it is true that, with or without the ex-President's approbation, the Secretary of War had nearly denuded our whole Eastern seaboard of troops in order to augment our forces in Texas and Utah, I nevertheless pointed out, at several of the above dates, the six hundred recruits (about) which we had in the harbor o