Vi CON TENTS i. Reasons of the importance of West Point and the line of the Hudson River The plan of theB ritish General Burgoyne to cut the colonies and crush them, in detailS ketch of Burgoyne The tj-pe of an educated military officer Detail of his campaign, his equipment, and his forces, including the expedition of Sir Henry Clinton from New York Burgoyne sconfidence of the success of his expedition Flying colors and beating drums inspire theB ritish at the beginning of their campaign The Yankee to be annihilated Sunshine followed by shadow Burgoyne runs against Mollie Stark shusband A mazement of the red-coats The fatal error of theB ritish General He had not calculated upon the American volunteerS pectral soldiers rise before him Fearful eyes look at him over destructive gun-barrels Arrival at Bemis Heights The volunteers surround and capture the whole expedition Consequences of the victory of the most profound importance I ts effect upon theO ld World A mazement at the spectacle of the citizen-soldier A new figure in the history of battlefields Comparison between the volunteer of the contest and the educated soldier of the expedition Renewed fortification of West Point by the colonists Interesting official documents relating thereto A glance at Benedict Arnold and Major Andre Defeat of Arnold streason by the spectral volunteer Immortal names in American history -95 CHAPTER II. Military education in the United States considered Preliminarjobservations upon the nature of genius An inherent something in every individual that gives shape to his destiny Illustration from ancient maxims to show the early recognition of the fact of inherent attribute Mistakes of parents in attempting to give direction to the career of their children Fearful consequences of attempts to make musicians, artists, lawyers, doctors, etc., of those lacking the inspiration of each pa
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Book Description Arno, 1979., 1979. Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. Facsimile reprint of 1887. 706p. b/w Illustrations. Grey-green cloth. Heavy. 1 inch tear in center of spine otherwise Fine. Very Good Copy. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 77-1161
Book Description Arno Press, New York, 1979. Cloth. Book Condition: G+. Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ. Reprint Edition. Pp: xxi + 706. Titles: frt & sp. 1st printed 1887. Frontis. Illus: w/ b/w drawings and photos. Illustrations listed. Shelfwear. P/o embossed stamp, half-title pg. Interior leaves clean and tight. Volume of the Arno Press Collection: The American Military Experience. Includes the memoir of General John A.Logan and military reminiscences from his private journal with much on early American history and the Civil War. Bookseller Inventory # 000936
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