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Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee, Chapter 2: birth.-career as officer of Engineers, United States army. (search)
ral; Captain R. E. Lee, Engineer; First-Lieutenant Henry L. Scott, Acting Adjutant General-these quside.
The second method would, no doubt, said Scott, be equally successful, but at the cost of immcome from that direction.
In his final report Scott thus speaks: The reconnoissance, begun by Lieusion, under General Twiggs, shall arrive.
General Scott is still at Jalapa, Major Smith with him. Smith, Cadwalader, etc.. .. .
Subsequently Scott, while giving testimony before a court of inqu opportunity for the shaft of the critic.
General Scott's behavior to a subordinate drew upon him e says: The members of the court to sit on General Scott have arrived, and begin proceedings to-day.
I fear nothing for General Scott, if the whole truth be known, though the whole country will havad earned, that he should be kicked off as General Scott has been, whose skill and science, having e prowess of Lee; nor did their old commander, Scott, dream he was training these young men in prac[6 more...]