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Outraged at being thwarted at his work when his country was at war, Scott wrote
a letter complaining that he had "a fire upon my rear, from Washington, and the
fire, in front, from the Mexicans." The note became famous as the "fire upon my ...
Though the Mexican fire upon his front was never very scientific, the fire from
Washington continued to keep him always on the hot seat. Polk loaded him with
newly created Democratic generals as well as a political coadjuster who was to
To the administration he kept sending such telegrams as the one to Secretary of
War Stanton : "If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you
or to any other person in Washington. You have done your best to sacrifice this ...
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LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - Chris_El - LibraryThing
Very interesting looking at the other people that ran for the highest office in America. It is also interesting thinking about what would have been different had they won. We would live in a very different country today had some of the races gone the other way. 閱讀評論全文
LibraryThing Review用戶評語 - ElijahBailey - LibraryThing
Probably my favorite history, despite bias correctly noted by antiquary. Of note: The 1966 edition contains perspective on presidents since the original publication. While these are very limited ... 閱讀評論全文