Generals and the OLD BOYS’ CLUB

If you look up the top ten or best US generals, you will generally find the following names mentioned: George Washington (1732-99), Winfield Scott (1786-1866), Robert E. Lee (1807-70), Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85), John J. Pershing (1860-1948), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969), Douglas MacArthur (1880-1964), and George S. Patton (1885-1945). Some accounts even include General James …