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2o ARTILLERY 3o INFANTRY AGED Ap'd Army to BVT Army to SECOND Arsenal Artillery School Asst Battle of Churubusco Battle of Monterey BATTLES OF CONTRERAS Board Born N. Y. BRIG.-GENERAL Cadet Campaign Canada Border Disturbances CAPTAIN Chief Engineer Civil History Colonel command CORPS OF ARTILLERY CORPS OF ENGINEERS defenses Department DIED duty at Ft engaged Expedition Florida Florida Hostilities Florida War frontier duty GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS garrison at Ft garrison at Jefferson Gibson graduated and promoted INFANTRY Jefferson Barracks John July JULY 17 JULY 31 June JUNE 18 leave of absence Lieut.-Colonel MAJOR Major-General MERITORIOUS CONDUCT MERITORIOUS SERVICES Mexico Military History Monroe Ordnance duty Railroad RE-ORGANIZATION OF ARMY Rebellion Recruiting service regiment RESIGNED River School for Practice Seceding SECOND LIEUT Seminole Indians Served Skirmish STAFF Topographical duty U. S. ARMY U. S. VOLUNTEERS Washington William бтн
Page 217 - We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best
Page 16 - the still and mental parts, That do contrive how many hands shall strike When fitness calls them on, and know, by measure Of their observant toil, the enemy's weight, — Why, this hath not a finger's dignity ; They call this
Page 363 - and its door closed from the effect of the heat, four barrels and three cartridges of powder only being available, and no provisions but pork remaining, I accepted the terms of evacuation offered by General Beauregard, being the same offered by him on the llth inst., prior to the commencement of hostilities, and
Page 5 - Whatever arguments may be drawn from particular examples, superficially viewed, a thorough examination of the subject will evince that the Art of War is both comprehensive and complicated ; that it demands much previous study, and that the possessionof it, in its most improved and perfect state, is
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Page 143 - Though old, he still retain'd His manly sense and energy of mind : Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe ; He still remembered that he once was young : His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute admired ; for he A graceful looseness, when he pleased, put on, And, laughing, could instruct.
Page 44 - old man ! how well in thee appears The constant service of the antique world. When service sweat for duty, not for meed ! Thou
Page 368 - Charles F. Smith, by his coolness and bravery at Fort Donelson when the battle was against us, turned the tide and carried the enemy's outworks ; make him a Major-General. You can't get a better one. Honor him for this victory, and the