The autobituary of a West Pointer

written at the request of George Washington, General Chewflicket, and some foreign gentlemen
  • 72 Pages
  • 0.14 MB
  • English

Metropolitan Pub. Co. , New York
American wit and
Statementby Dum John, of the late U.S. army.
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 3 (1876-1900), reel J-14, no. 2987.
LC ClassificationsPN6161 .J57, PS15
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., [9]-72 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17524798M
LC Control Number87566091

The illustrations, though accomplished and quite humorous, are unattributed. Both sides of the terminal text leaf advertise keyboard instruments by the firm of Daniel F.

Beatty, Washington. Humorous and fictional account of a West Point cadet. Uncommon, OCLC noting nine physical holdings. WRIGHT (Inventory #: ). The Autobituary of a West Pointer. Written at the request of George Washington, General Chewflicket and some Foreign Gentlemen.

by By Captain Dum Jon" (pseud) New York: Metropolitan Publishing Co, (click for more details). Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh brings us a look at how West Point learned about war, trained the cadets and how these lessons applied during the Civil War.

Starting with the armed semi-trained mobs during the War ofthe author covers the development of America's professional officers. The War with Mexico vindicated the changes after giving /5(9).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blake, John Y. Fillmore, West Pointer with the Boers. Boston, Angel Guardian Press, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Blake, John Y.

Fillmore, West Pointer with the Boers. Boston, Angel Guardian Press, (OCoLC) An okay book that presents some key insights into Civil War engagements.

One interesting point (among many) was that the highly technical nature of the ante-bellum West Point education and an emphasis on logistics in the Army Staff allowed for the creation of the large armies at the beginning of the war, but not a corresponding level of combat leadership to fully utilize these large armies/5(5).

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. A West Pointer with the Boers; by Blake, John Y.

Fillmore, Publication date Topics Blake, J. Filmore),South African War, Books, man. They're great. Bastions of knowledge, keepers of ideas, connectors of dots. Next March the United States Military Academy at West Point will celebrate its th birthday. The cumulative knowledge amassed over those years is vast and nearly endless.

In the past 6 months I started to f. Duty, Honor, Country: the motto of the United States Military Academy has resounded for more than n Ambrose charts the history of West Point from its origins in the Revolutionary War--when students attached to engineering and artillery regiments studied the rudiments of strategy, but mostly came and went as they pleased--to the academy's time of crisis during the Vietnam s: The title West Point Graduate carries a great The autobituary of a West Pointer book of weight in this world.

Those who earn it are given a "golden ticket" and wear a "ring of power" which will certainly carry them to successful careers with doors flung open in the military, in business, even in personal relationships; as so many are seduced by the historic prestige of the United States Military Academy.

Clive James was born in Sydney, Australia, in and educated at Sydney Technical High School and Sydney University, where he was literary editor of the student newspaper Honi Soit and also directed the annual Union Revue. After a year spent as assistant editor of the magazine page of the Sydney Morning Herald he sailed in late for England.

Three years of would-be bohemian existence. The United States Military Academy at West Point is a national landmark. The institute traces its roots towhen President Thomas Jefferson ordered that plans be set in motion to establish a military academy.

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My library. Most Civil War generals were graduates of West Point, and many of them helped transform the U.S.

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Army from what was little better than an armed mob that performed poorly during the War of into the competent fighting force that won the Mexican War. Big Picture: The Making of a West Pointer DVD Copied by IASL Master Scanner Liz Pruszko.

The story unfolded through the eyes of Cadet John Reed, future officer of the U.S. Army and now a "plebe" at West Point. (Documentary).

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The originality and importance of this book are indisputable--both scholars and amateurs will find much that is new in Hsieh's scholarship. West Pointers and the Civil War will challenge all readers to take Civil War officers on their terms, to understand their collective and individualized histories, and to see the contingency of war on the front lines of the Civil WarPeter S.

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12mo. Publisher's decorated light brown cloth; pp. A tight, unblemished copy. In June of a West Point-trained officer took command of the 21st Illinois and turned it from a rebellious mob of men into a disciplined fighting unit.

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They were subsequently comrades and mess-mates in the prewar Federal army. In an exceedingly well-written narrative, Waugh tackles this subject head-on. In the book he follows school friends of the West Point graduating class.

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The West Point Museum also supplements academic, cultural and military instruction and provides.A quotation from that book was used for my introductory panel in the West Point Museum's Korean War 50th Anniversary display and I recommend that any Member who has not read that book do so for the sheer enjoyment of John's words.

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