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The Quartermaster

Author : Robert O'Harrow
ISBN : 9781451671940
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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“The lively story of the Civil War’s most unlikely—and most uncelebrated—genius.” —The Wall Street Journal General Montgomery C. Meigs, who built the Union Army, was judged by Lincoln, Seward, and Stanton to be the indispensable architect of the Union victory. Civil War historian James McPherson calls Meigs “the unsung hero of northern victory.” Born to a well to do, connected family in 1816, Montgomery C. Meigs graduated from West Point as an engineer. He helped build America’s forts and served under Lt. Robert E. Lee to make navigation improvements on the Mississippi River. As a young man, he designed the Washington aqueducts in a city where people were dying from contaminated water. He built the spectacular wings and the massive dome of the brand new US Capitol. Introduced to President Lincoln by Secretary of State William Seward, Meigs became Lincoln’s Quartermaster. It was during the Civil War that Meigs became a national hero. He commanded Ulysses S. Grant’s base of supplies that made Union victories, including Gettysburg, possible. He sustained Sherman’s army in Georgia, and the March to the Sea. After the war, Meigs built Arlington Cemetery (on land that had been Robert E. Lee’s home). Robert O’Harrow Jr. brings Meigs alive in the commanding and intensely personal Quartermaster. We get to know this major military figure that Lincoln and his Cabinet and Generals called the key to victory and learn how he fed, clothed, and armed the Union Army using his ingenuity and devotion. O’Harrow tells the full dramatic story of this fierce, strong, honest, loyal, forward-thinking, major American figure.

The Quartermaster Corps

Author : Erna Risch
ISBN : UOM:39015031821435
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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" ... The volume stresses the multiplicity of the Corp's duties and, in the complexities of modern warfare, the Army's need for trained Quartermaster specialists and units to support combat troops. The narrative sets forth the policies and problems involved in procuring and training Quartermaster personnel and the manner in which the Quartermaster Corps operated in the zone of interior"--P. vii.

Annual Report Of The Quartermaster General Of The Operations Of The Quartermaster S Department For The Fiscal Year Ending On The

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ISBN : PRNC:32101072897398
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Provides information on the activities and accomplishments of the Quartermaster's Dept. regarding fiscal matters, transportation, clothing, equipment and other supplies of the Army; also discusses the maintenance of supplies and national military cemeteries.

Report Of The Quartermaster General To The Senate And General Assembly For The Year

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ISBN : NYPL:33433007112497
Genre : Quartermasters
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Us Army In Ww 2 The Quartermaster Corps Operations In The War Against Japan Hardcover Format Only

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ISBN : 0160899168
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Report Of The Quartermaster General U S Army To The Secretary Of War

Author : Quartermaster General of the Army
ISBN : STANFORD:36105127372105
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Manual For The Quartermaster Corps United States Army 1916

Author : United States. Army. Quartermaster Corps
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General Sir John Cowans G C B G C M G The Quartermaster General Of The Great War

Author : Desmond Chapman-Huston
ISBN : UOM:39015027903684
Genre : Great Britain
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The Quartermaster Corps Operations In The War Against Germany

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ISBN : UCAL:B4959324
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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Production Control In The Quartermaster Corps 1939 1944

Author : Harry Beller Yoshpe
ISBN : UIUC:30112101586383
Genre : Business & Economics
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