Jessup has been accused of "having by a course of intrigue obtained the command of the army in the Creek War in 1836; and of having, in the same way, caused the removal of General Scott from the command of that army." In the letter he asks Jackson...
In the letter Oliver discusses politics and recommends Bolling Hall for a seat in the U.S. Congress: "Instead of the bloody battle field with gallant leaders to marshal our host, we must take the halls where state craft and political intrigue will...
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