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Chapter 4: enters West Point. Mr. Davis continued his autobiography by saying: I passed my examination for admission to the senior c
ly age of seventeen, he insisted that I should proceed at once to West Point.
Of course I disliked to go down from the head class of one institution to the lowest in another; but I yielded and went to West Point, to find that I was too late; that all the candidates had been admitted allotted to the course.
When graduated, as is the custom at West Point, we were made brevet second lieutenants, and I was assigned to th is, Mo.
When I entered the United States Military Academy at West Point that truly great and good man, Albert Sidney Johnston, had preced ch the Hudson flows, when a gathering storm was seen approaching West Point.
That coming storm he wove into his sermon, so that the crash of .
I have much more to say of them.
I shall tell a great deal of West Point, and I seem to remember more every day.
Full of loving memorie