Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Fort Jessup” in chapter 1 of Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.:
...t Point mathematics, and pursued a course of historical study also.
But the Mexican war came on and kept him in the army.
With the annexation of Texas in prospect, Grant's regiment was moved to Fort Jessup , on the western border of Louisiana.
Ostensibly the American troops were to prevent filibustering into Texas; really they were sent as a menace to Mexico in case she appeared to contemplate war. Gr...
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