Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1909
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Page 11 - Hereafter, for six years from July first, anno Domini nineteen hundred and ten, whenever any cadet shall have finished three years of his course at the United States Military Academy, his successor may be admitted to the academy; and the Corps of Cadets is hereby increased to meet this provision.
Page 13 - Aa a coast artillery officer I am delighted to see this, since in years gone by a young man joining this branch of the service from the academy has required instruction instead of being able to take his place at once as an instructor, while these young gentlemen of the first class who join my arm of the service when they graduate will be from the outset a valuable asset. I am glad to know that you are personally interested in having as much attention paid to coast artillery work as is possible, and...
Page 37 - Commissioners has the honor to submit herewith its annual report for the year ending November 2nd, 1908.
Page 13 - ... the excellent work of the first class during their recent tour of duty here; more than that, I was very much surprised, for, while I know that when the average cadet makes up his mind to do anything he will generally do it, I was quite unprepared to find them so well advanced in coast artillery work.
Page 31 - Park respectfully submit the following report of the progress of their work for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1909: GENERAL -CONDITIONS. The number of visitors to the field has been greatly in excess of that of previous years, and their conduct has been orderly and exemplary. It has been the aim of the commission to preserve the landmarks and appearance of the field as it was during the war, and with this purpose in view trees have been replanted in positions where they existed at that time, undergrowth...
Page 26 - Appropriated for fiscal year ended June 30, 1909 — Regular park appropriation $35, 000. 00 Improving road from Stevens Gap by way of Davis Cross Roads to Crawfish Springs 20, 000. 00 Fencing the eastern and southern boundaries of park. 1, 150. 00 Steel bridge over West Chickamauga Creek at Lee and Gordon 6,000.00 Road from Lookout Mountain, in Hamilton County, Tenn., to Rossville, in Walker County, Ga., on the line known as "Hooker's route" 25,000.00 Rent of land in park 200.00 87,350.00 Total...
Page 41 - Tilghman Memorial, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Illinois Memorial, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia,. Wisconsin), and sections of public roads.
Page 11 - Academy has not only not furnished a single graduate to fill a vacancy made by increases in the Army, but that the graduating classes have averaged 51 short of the number necessary to replace ordinary casualties, such as deaths, resignations, retirements, etc.
Page 43 - Each statue will be placed at an appropriate site in relation to the line of the command, during the siege and defense, of the officer it portrays. When these hopes have...
Page 26 - The receipts and expenditures for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1909, were as follows...

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