Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Thomas J. Turner” in chapter 1 of John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army:
...he young man who had been appointed to West Point from our district only a year or two before had failed to continue his course in the Military Academy.
Thus a vacancy occurred just at the close of Mr. Thomas J. Turner 's term in Congress.
There was no time for applications or for consultation.
He must select another candidate to enter the following June, or leave the place to be filled by his successor.
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