s dismissal of useless generals
character of Stanton
relations of Stanton and Grant.
At City PStanton and Grant.
At City Point Grant lived a life of great simplicity.
After his arrival there in June, his Headquarters' caman, and Sheridan, and Thomas, and Canby, and Stanton, and Halleck, and the President; and after remation from his superiors.
The despatch from Stanton arrived on the 1st of November, and at six P.e only reply made by Grant to the despatch of Stanton, but no more was said in any quarter in opposhe Secretary were persistent and numerous.
Stanton indeed had many enemies, among them every reb those who had no weapons in their hands, but Stanton felt that these were as determined in their h, massive in intellect, sleepless in energy,— Stanton loomed grandly among the most important charaweapons unwieldy.
But, whatever his faulted, Stanton was not weak.
He fired the engine and worked.
As long as Grant was in supreme command, Stanton was his loyal and efficient ally, and support