Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Hunter” in chapter 1.1 of Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4.:
...onsidered during the war the first engineer officer in the Federal service.
Such is his standing up to this day. He had evidently been sent in command of the Department of the South, to effect what General Hunter had failed to do, to wit, the capture of Charleston.
General Gillmore's book is valuable in many respects.
It furnishes new and important information to the student of military history.
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