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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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ther service differed more widely in their personal characteristics than Wingfield Scoot and Zachary Taylor. The first was a mere soldier, devoted to pomp and display from his youth; reckless in incurtistical, self-indulgent, irritable, and insubordinate to both military and civil superiors. Gen. Taylor was one of the simplest of mankind in all his habits; the most modest and unpretending of ment commanded the respect of all with whom he came in contact. --Scott was, in a word, a fool, and Taylor a man of sense. As a soldier, Scott assumes to be the "great Captain of the age," but except in his Falstaffian proportions, he has never made good the pretension. Taylor, in the humility of his nature, would have resented as an insult the application of such an enlogium to himself, and yet hettempt without regulars. If Scott had been at Buena Vista, he would have retired, as he advised Taylor to do, after he had deprived him of his regular soldiers. But old Zack understood the volunteer