Life of Major-General Zachary Taylor; With an Account of His Brilliant Achievements on the Rio Grande, and Elsewhere Including His Defence of Fort Harrison, and Battle of Okee-Cho-Bee. with Sketches of the Lives of Major Ringgold,

Life of Major-General Zachary Taylor; With an Account of His Brilliant Achievements on the Rio Grande, and Elsewhere Including His Defence of Fort Harrison, and Battle of Okee-Cho-Bee. with Sketches of the Lives of Major Ringgold,

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1846 edition. Excerpt: ...were actively engaged in their appropriate duties, and Surgeon Craig, medical director, superintended in person the arduous duties of the field hospitals. I take this occasion to mention generally the devotion to duty of the medical staff of the army, who have been untiring in their exertions, both in the field and in the hospitals, to alleviate the sufferings of the wounded in both armies. Captains Crossman and Myers, of the quartermaster's department, who had charge of the heavy supply train at both engagements, conducted it in a most satisfactory manner, and finally brought it up, without the smallest loss, to its destination." Major Staniford of 5th infantry, Captain Smith of artillery battalion, Captain Ker of 2d dragoons, Captain Buchanan 4th infantry, Captains Graham, Morrison, Hoe, McKavett, Arnold, Page, (since dead from his wounds, ) Scott 4th artillery, Crossman, Myers, Lieutenants Shover, Pleasanton, Winship, Wood, Dobbins, Scott, French, Gates, Burbank, Inge, Sackett, Cochran, Hays, McDonald, Chase, and Daniels, all distinguished themselves in their various duties. CHAPTER VII. Major Ringgold His Nativity.--Joins General Scott's Staff.--Enters Service as Lieutenant.--Went to Fort Moultrie.--Assigned to Company C.--Forms new Company.--The Flying Artillery.--Ordered to Texas.--His services in the Battle of Palo Alto.--Is Wounded.--His Death.--Remarks of a Baltimore Editor.--Eulogy of a Philadelphia Editor and Judge of Court. Samuel Ringgold was born in Washington county, Maryland, in 1800. He was the eldest son of General Samuel Ringgold, and his mother was daughter of General John Cadwallader, a distinguished citizen of Philadelphia, and renowned in the annals of the American revolution. Ringgold was sent to the Military Academy...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236585151
  • 9781236585158