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by Leonne Hudson

  • ISBN: 0873387074
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  • Author: Leonne Hudson
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Kent State University Press; First Edition edition (July 1, 2001)
  • Pages: 120 pages
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Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of the enlisted soldiers.

Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of the enlisted soldiers. The narrative is a striking testament to the impact of West Point-trained officers on the course of the war and to the effectiveness of Winfield Scott's army. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontooniers, which Congress authorized on May 13, 1846, quickly became one of the army's elite units. During the Mexico City campaign, Company 'A' played a significant role in scouting, building fortifications, and setting artillery batteries. Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of the enlisted soldiers.

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Leonne M. Hudson is associate professor of history at Kent State University and the faculty advisor to Phi Alpha Theta. Professor Hudson's specialty is 19th Century . at Voorhees College and his . degrees at Kent State University.

Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training The . Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontooniers, which Congress authorized on May 13, 1846, quickly became one of the army's elite units. Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of the enlisted soldiers

by. Smith, Gustavus Woodson, 1822-1896. Company A, Mexican War, 1846-1848.

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Mexican war. By. Gustavus w. smith, Formerly lieutenant of engineers, and bv. smith, Formerly lieutenant of engineers, and bvt. Captain, U. s. army. The battalion press, 1896. The Secretary says: "The company of engineer soldiers, authorized by the act of May 15, 1846, has been more than a year on active duty in Mexico, and has rendered efficient service. I again submit, with approval, the proposition of the Chief Engineer for an increase of this description of force.

Gustavus Woodson Smith (November 30, 1821 – June 24, 1896), more commonly known as . Smith, was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican–American War, a civil engineer, and a major general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He briefly commanded the Army of Northern Virginia from May 31 until June 1, 1862, following the wounding of General Joseph E. Johnston at the Battle of Seven Pines, and before General Robert E. Lee took command.

The U.S. Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontooniers, which Congress authorized on May 13, 1846, quickly became one of the army's elite units. During the Mexico City campaign, Company ‘A' played a significant role in scouting, building fortifications, and setting artillery batteries. Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of the enlisted soldiers. His commentary also provides interesting insights into the early careers of future Civil War generals - Lee, Beauregard, Pemberton, and McClellan. The narrative is also a striking testament to the impact of West Point-trained officers on the course of the war and to the effectiveness of Winfield Scott's army.

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