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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 476 2 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 164 8 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 160 20 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 131 1 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 114 6 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 102 2 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 68 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 59 3 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 45 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 33 1 Browse Search
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Gen. Taylor and Gen. Scott. The titles of "Rough and Ready" and of "Fuss and Feathers" were each, in their way, perfect photographs of the men to whom they were applied. Gen. Taylor was a man of rare common sense, a natural military genius, aGen. Taylor was a man of rare common sense, a natural military genius, a heart as valiant as that of Couer de Leon, and a nature as simple and unpretending as a child. We don't suppose he ever was conscious of an emotion of vanity or self-esteem, and he worked off a great battle like Buena Vista with as little idea of hakespeare had in composing his wondrous plays, or Scott in his great historical paintings. Duty was the pole star of Gen. Taylor; "Fuss and Feathers" describes the whole nature of Scott. Old Zack neither thought nor cared for the applause of others; Scott lives and breathes upon incense offered to his vanity. The great warrior of the Mexican contest, Zachary Taylor, who established the prestige of American arms on the line of the Rio Grande, and after Scott had nearly stripped him of all hi