DEFENCE OF MAJOR GEN. PILLOW BEFORE THE COURT OF INQUIRY AT FREDERICK MARYLAND AGAINST THE CHARGES PREFERRED AGAINST HIM BY MAJ. GEN. WINFIELD SCOTT.
Place Published: N.p.
Date Published: 1848
Condition: (Lacks wrps., v.g.).
Book Id: 42404
Pillow was a fairly inept soldier, advanced to generalship in the Mexican War by strong political ties to President Polk. He infuriated Gen. Scott, who tried twice to make a court martial stick.