James Gadsden

James Gadsden

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Gadsden was an American diplomat, soldier and businessman and namesake of the Gadsden Purchase, in which the United States purchased from Mexico the land that became the southern portion of Arizona and New Mexico. James Gadsden served as Adjutant General of the U. S. Army from August 13, 1821-March 22, 1822, and held the rank of colonel in the US Army. He was commonly known as General Gadsden but was only a two star general. His rank Adjutant General was also held by other Revolutionary War heroes such as George Washington.Little is known about the life of Gadsden, especially his early life. It is known that he was born in Charleston, South Carolina, in 1788, and that he was the grandson of the American Revolutionary War hero Christopher Gadsden. It is also known that Gadsden earned his bachelor's degree from Yale University in Connecticut, completing this degree in 1806.Soon after his graduation, Gadsden entered the U.S. Armyshow more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 290g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136655829
  • 9786136655826