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Major-General Hazen, on his post of duty in the great American desert, reviewed

John Osborne Sargent

Major-General Hazen, on his post of duty in the great American desert, reviewed

by John Osborne Sargent

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Published by G.P. Putnam"s in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazen, William Babcock, -- 1830-1887,
  • West (U.S.) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby an ex-surveyor-general.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 473, no. 4765.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF594 .H45
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination32 p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15440203M
    LC Control Number87726060

    With his book, Glass sheds light on this long-neglected phenomena. Glass interviewed and surveyed , American and British soldiers that deserted their posts for good during WWII. He also used army archives, personal diaries, memoirs, and court-martial records to get a clearer picture of the lives of ordinary soldiers fighting in the front. War in the persian Gulf Operations Desert shielD and Desert storm august –March Center of Military History United States Army Washington, D.C.,

      Before his writing career took off under his pen name of "Mark Twain," Samuel Clemens was training as an apprentice steamboat pilot in New Orleans in the late s. According to the Hannibal Courier-Post, he received his pilot's license in , but his career was cut short after the outbreak of Civil War shut down traffic on the Mississippi.   The one man in such a situation always deserves to be known. Someday I must dig him up. I must also examine the significance of the fact that in its struggle to inspirit its youth, to discipline them, to make them stand and fight, the United States resorted, as .

    If you’re curious about what his book contains, here’s an example: “Deserted from my company, in Col. Craft’s battalion of colony train of artillery, Michael Carrick, 31 years of age, about 5 foot 8 inches high, with a cut over his right eye brow, well set, black hair, and buck skin breeches. he says that Major General Hazen has applied to War Dept. to have him "relieved and ordered to report to him at Corps Headquarters" which would probably mean he would be at Louisville, Kentucky, June 2, the order "will not take effect" until the case he is now on is "deposed of." J he describes visit to Mt. Vernon.


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