John Watts de Peyster

John Watts de Peyster

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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 Watts de Peyster, Sr. was an author on the art of war, philanthropist, and early Adjutant General of the New York National Guard. He served in the New York State Militia during the Mexican-American War and American Civil War. He was one of the first military critics and noted for his histories of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, and also published works of drama, poetry, military history, military biography and military criticism. De Peyster was born in New York City, the son of a wealthy old Dutchess County family, and a first cousin of Maj. Gen. Philip Kearny. His great great grandfather was Abraham de Peyster, an early Mayor of New York City, whose father was Johannes de Peyster, also Mayor. He studied law at Columbia University, although he did not graduate on account of his poor healthshow more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
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  • United States
  • English
  • 6134909211
  • 9786134909211