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Union Army Divisions - Pennsylvania Reserves, George Meade, Thomas L. Kane, John F. Reynolds, Edward Ord, Samuel W. Crawford, Truman Seymour (Paperback) Loot Price: R266 Discovery Miles 2 660
Union Army Divisions - Pennsylvania Reserves, George Meade, Thomas L. Kane, John F. Reynolds, Edward Ord, Samuel W. Crawford,...
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 116. Not illustrated. Chapters: Pennsylvania Reserves, George Meade, Thomas L. Kane, John F. Reynolds, Edward Ord, Samuel W. Crawford, Truman Seymour, Conrad Feger Jackson, Horatio G. Sickel, Roy Stone, Joseph W. Fisher, 142nd Pennsylvania Infantry, William Mccandless, George A. Mccall, 8th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment, 141st Pennsylvania Infantry, 4th Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment, Adoniram J. Warner, Charles Memorial Hamilton, Charles Shambaugh, 3rd Pennsylvania Reserve Regiment, Charles John Biddle, James T. Kirk, Theodore Frelinghuysen Singiser, Lemuel Todd, Joseph Grant Beale, John Walker Ryon, Edward Scofield, George Washington Fleeger. Excerpt: George Gordon Meade (December 31, 1815 November 6, 1872) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer involved in coastal construction, including several lighthouses. He fought with distinction in the Seminole War and Mexican-American War. During the American Civil War he served as a Union general, rising from command of a brigade to the Army of the Potomac. He is best known for defeating Confederate General Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. In 186465, Meade continued to command the Army of the Potomac through the Overland Campaign, the Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, and the Appomattox Campaign, but he was overshadowed by the direct supervision of the general in chief, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant. Meade was born in Cadiz, Spain, eighth of eleven children of Richard Worsam Meade and Margaret Coats Butler Meade. His family were Pennsylvanians of Catholic Irish descent. His brother, Richard Worsam Meade II, was a future naval officer. His father, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant serving in Spain as a naval agent for the U.S. government, was ruined financially because of his support of Spain in the Napoleonic Wars and died in 1828 while Meade was a young teen...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 118
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-97117-7
Barcode: 9781157971177
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LSN: 1-157-97117-2

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