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7 edition of The Class of 1861 found in the catalog.

The Class of 1861

Custer, Ames, and their classmates after West Point

by Ralph Kirshner

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876,
    • Ames, Adelbert, 1835-1933,
    • United States Military Academy. Class of 1861 -- History,
    • United States Military Academy. Class of 1861 -- Biography,
    • United States. Army -- Officers -- Biography,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 205-216) and index.

      StatementRalph Kirshner ; foreword by George A. Plimpton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU410 .N1 1861
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL388176M
      ISBN 100809320665
      LC Control Number98051309

      Get this from a library! The Class of Custer, Ames, and their classmates after West Point. [Ralph Kirshner] -- "Ralph Kirshner has provided a richly illustrated forum to enable the West Point class of to write its own autobiography. Through letters, journals, and published accounts, George Armstrong. He fails to mention the others who did not continue with the Class of June who did not join the Confederate Army. Their names are lost in the sea of the glamorous commanders like Pierce Manning Butler Young and John Herbert Kelly. The beginning of the Class of June was in the summer of , when they were accepted.

      The first vessel of the class, Unadilla, was launched on 17 August , barely two months after the signing of the rest rapidly followed, with another three being launched in August, four in September, fourteen in October and the last one, Penobscot, in November. Unadilla was again first to be commissioned, on 30 September, just 93 days after the laying of her ors: U.S. Navy.   The Origins of the Southern Middle Class, by Jonathan Daniel Wells. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

      Get this from a library! Autographs & photographs: graduating class , U.S. Naval Academy. [J L Lovell; United States Naval Academy. Class of ]. “This book is a welcome addition to a small but rapidly expanding shelf in the massive library of the Civil War.”--Journal of Southern History "The Revolution of has much to recommend; it combines clear writing with a successful argument for an international interpretation of the war."--West Virginia History.


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