Winfield Scott and the Profession of Arms

Winfield Scott and the Profession of Arms

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Winfield Scott (1786-1866) was arguably the premier soldier of his era, responsible for the professionalization of the US Army during his long career. Allan Peskin's biography presents research which supports the view of General Scott as a forward-looking managerial officer.... 133, 212, 231 ; amusements, 127; appearance, 4, 22, 124, 204, 237, 269n12; audacity, 49, 52; as father, 70, 88, 127-28; chivalry, 28, ... 12, 48; as disciplinarian , 38, 126; as duelist, 13, 73, 271n19, 28on18; as gourmet, 63, 125; illnesses, infirmities, and injuries, 31, 55, ... 160, 194, 212; Indians, 15, 85, 90-95, 114; Jackson, 75, 129; Jefferson, 129, Surfboats, 147-48, 150 Tactical manual ( infantry) by WS, anbsp;...


Title:Winfield Scott and the Profession of Arms
Author:Allan Peskin
Publisher:Kent State University Press - 2003
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