The Military Engineer Volume 3

The Military Engineer Volume 3

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Army for promptly approving the requisition of Captain Caples for funds to purchase the material necessary to carry out the course of instruction, also to the Adjutant General, Col. Win. A. Simpson; to the Chief Quartermaster, Lieut. Col. Thomas Cruse, and to the Chief Commissary, Capt. Jack Hayes, for numerous courtesies extended in connection with their respective departments. But the one thing that contributed most largely to the success of the encampment was the presence of Company I. Third Battalion, United States Engineers. The officers and men of this splendid organization did everything in their power to give the Ohio battalion the most possible instruction in the limited time. Officers and men worked without regard to hours, and several times it was pitch dark when the two commands returned to camp after a day's instruction and practice. The good feeling, social intercourse, and esprit de corps of the two commands were matters of comment throughout the camp of instruction. Verv respectfully, J. R. Mcquigg, Major. Corps of Engineers, Ohio National Guard. Joseph Gilbert Totten Joseph Gilbert Totten was born at New Haven, Conn.. August 23, 1788. He entered the United States Military Academy November 4, 1802. and was graduated and commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Corps of Engineers July 1. 180."). lie almost immediately joined his uncle. Jared Mansfield, Surveyor General of Ohio, as assistant on survey work in the then West and resigned his commission in the Army March 31, 1806. On February 23, 1808, he was reappointed to his former rank and served until 1812 as assistant to Col. Jonathan Williams in the construction of Fort Clinton and Castle William, New York Harbor. He was promoted First Lieutenant.July 23, 1810, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634756
  • 9781236634757