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da was placed in his hands, and all the resources of the Government at his disposal, and he managed it so badly that he was ordered home and deprived of his command. Old "Rough and Ready," then plain Col Taylor, with limited means and resources, conquered gloriously where Scott had failed, and taught the Indians of Florida to respect American valor. It is, therefore, a sheer falsification of history to pretend that Gen. Scott has never known defeat. He was successful in the late war at Fort George, Fort Erie, the descent upon York, and the capture of Fort Matilda; he was badly beaten and made prisoner at Queenstown; totally unsuccessful in managing the Florida war, and again fortunate in Mexico; showing that his military life, like that of many other Generals, has been one of alternate triumphs and reverses. The Mexican victories, which gave him his chief eclat, were due more to Gen. Taylor's triumphant campaign on the Rio Grande, and to Gen. Lee's engineering skill on the Vera Cr