HEROES: Out of Bounds

If he could. Secretary of War James William Good last week might have charged out into a grassy field just below New Orleans, waved his Arms wildly, uttered loud noises from his throat. This he might have done to rout a herd of cows complacently grazing over the site of one of the few U.S. victories in the War of 1812. But as decorous conduct is expected of the Secretary of War, and as he was hundreds of miles from New Orleans, Mr. Good had to content himself with drafting a bill and...

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