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Winfield Scott
Gen. Winfield Scott Plans to Write His Authoritative book, "Infantry Tactics", by Translating the New French Army Manual He confides his plan to his friend Roger ap Catesby Jones, the Adjutant General of the U.S. Army, asking him to keep it secret from the bureaucrats. He confides his plan to his friend Roger ap Catesby Jones, the Adjutant General of the U.S. Army, asking him to keep it secret from the bureaucrats.
11/09/1833. Scott, who spoke French, admits that France provided the U.S. Army systems: “Our system is founded on that of France originally published in 1791”Scott fought on the Niagara frontier in the War of 1812, was captured by the British in that campaign during the Battle of Queenston Heights in 1813, but was released in a prisoner exchange. In March 1814 Scott was brevetted brigadier general. In July 1814, Scott commanded the First Brigade of the American army in the Niagara campaign, winning the Battle of Chippewa decisively on July 5, 1814.. He was wounded during the American defeat at the Battle of Lundy's Lane (july 25), along with the American commander, Major General Jacob Brown and the British/Canadian commander, Lieutenant General Gordon Drummond. As the American army retreated across the Niagara, Scott commanded the American forces at Fort Erie, another American victory. Scott's success on the Niagara, combined with American naval victories at Lake Champlain and Lake Erie, guaranteed a stalemate on the northern frontier. Scott's wounds from Lundy's Lane were so severe that he did not serve on active duty for the remainder of the war. But his successes had made him a national hero.Scott remained in military service after the war, studying tactics in Europe and taking a deep interest in maintaining a well-trained and disciplined U.S. Army. He earned the nickname of ""Old Fuss and Feathers"" for his insistence of military appearance and discipline. In his own campaigns, General Scott preferred to use a core of U.S. Army Regulars rather than volunteers whene … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
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