Book #14282

Winfield Scott: the Quest for Military Glory - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Timothy D. Johnson
Book #14282 Winfield Scott: the Quest for Military Glory - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Timothy D. Johnson.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1998.
ISBN: 0700609148

A most attractive As New copy in alike dustjacket.

Johnson covers highlights of Scott's military career from the War of 1812 and the Mexican War to his two decade command of the United States Army which Scott was instrumental in professionalizing. Beyond the military aspects of Scott's life, the author explains how Scott's "aristocratic pretensions" were out of step with the emerging Jacksonian notion of equality and reveals some of Scott's less acceptable traits; 8vo.

Price: $50.00