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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,404 0 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 200 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 188 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 184 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 174 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 166 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 164 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 132 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 100 0 Browse Search
James Buchanan, Buchanan's administration on the eve of the rebellion 100 0 Browse Search
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n his welfare, he entered the Military Academy at West Point as a Cadet, about the year 1843, and graduated with high honors just at the beginning of the war with Mexico.-- During the whole of the term spent at West Point, he never failed upon an examination or received a "mark" of demerit. Young Jackson entered the service of the United States as brevet lieutenant under General Scott at Vera Cruz. In the memorable campaign from Vera Cruz to Mexico, he achieved honors of which a veteran officer might well have been proud In addition to his regular promotions during that campaign, Lieutenant Jackson was brevetted a major for distinguished services at the battle of Chapultepec. At the close of the war with Mexico, Major Jackson returned to his native State with his health very much impaired, in consequence of which he resigned his position in the army. He shortly afterwards accepted a professorship in the Military Institute at Lexington, which office he filled with abilit