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Who is considered the kindest general in history?

• arclein

He did not court popularity and was quite prepared to deviate from the accepted military norms of the day. He forced his officers to attend to the welfare of his men, to visit their quarters, attend to their health, learn their names and get to know them. He was willing to disobey orders if they were at odds to what he knew to be right.