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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XX (search)
nce with Mr. Bigelow during that time, and knew that my views, as communicated to Mr. Seward and General Grant, were in close accord with his, although I could not know anything of Mr. Bigelow's despatches to the State Department until they were published. Mr. Bigelow's comprehension of the French view of the Mexican question proved to be perfectly exact. While awaiting further instructions in reply to my report of January 24, I occupied my time in visits to the south of France, Italy, Switzerland, and England. Among the personal incidents connected with my stay in Paris which seem worthy of record were the following: Soon after my arrival in Paris, in company with Mr. Bigelow I called upon Marshal Randon, Minister of War, who was the only minister of the French government then in Paris. We were received with cold and formal politeness. Some days later, the Emperor having returned to Paris, and having apparently become satisfied that I was not occupied with any designs host
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
89; interviews with Adm. Reno, 389; reports progress to the government, 389-393; end of his mission to France, 391-393; presented to the French Emperor, 392; journeys through France, 392; hospitalities to, in Paris and London, 392, 393; visits Switzerland, 392; visits Rome and Florence, 393; presented to the Prince of Wales, 393; returns to the United States, 393; on the Fourteenth Amendment, 394; assigned to command the Department of the Potomac, 394; at Richmond, 395, 397, 400; appointed to c the South under reconstruction, 396 et seq., 419, 420; universal, 519, 520 Sullivan's Island, S. C., S.'s service at, 17-19; Southern hospitality on, 18, 19 Supply and demand, the law of, 533, 534 Survival of the fittest, the, 438 Switzerland, S. visits, 392 Tactics. See military strategy and tactics. Tampa, Fla., military operations at, 23 Telegraphic code. See cipher despatches; military telegrams, etc. Tennessee, importance of combining with Missouri and Arkansas in a