John Moulder Wilson

John Moulder Wilson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. John Moulder Wilson (October 8, 1837-February 1, 1919) was a Union Army engineer and later served as Chief of Engineers as well as serving as Superintendent of the United States Military Academy from 1889-1893. He was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for bravery in combat during the American Civil War. Wilson was born in Washington, D.C.. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1860 and was commissioned into combined Batteries B & L, 2nd U. S. Artillery as part of the U.S. Horse Artillery Brigade. He transferred to the Corps of Topographical Engineers in July 1862 and was awarded the Medal of Honor for fighting at the Battle of Malvern Hill in Virginia, on August 6, 1862. He joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers in 1863 and received three brevet promotions for gallant service in Alabama.show more

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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136673681
  • 9786136673684