Company a Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., 1846-1848, in the Mexican War

Leonne Hudson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 117 pages

File size: 1.3 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The U.S. Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontooniers quickly became one of the army’s elite unites. Gustavus Woodson Smith, the unit commander and author of the text, describes the training and discipline of the enlisted soldiers and provides interesting insights into the early careers of future Civil War generals such as Lee, Beauregard, Pemberton, and McClellan.