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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Chevalier, Michel 1806- (search)
Chevalier, Michel 1806- Political economist; born in Limoges, France, Jan. 13, 1806; educated in a polytechnic school; came to the United States to examine its canals and railroads. His publications include Lettres sur l'amerique du Nord; Introduction aux rapports du jury international; Histoire et description des voies de communication aux √Čtats-unis et des travaux qui en dependent; Cours daeconomie; L'isthme de Panama; La liberte aux √Čtats-unis; L'expedition du Mexique; Le Mexique ancien et moderne, etc. He died Nov. 28, 187
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Craighill, William Price 1833- (search)
Craighill, William Price 1833- Military engineer; born in Charlestown, Va., July 1, 1833; graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1853; superintended the building of Fort Sumter in 1854-55, and of Fort Delaware in 1858; planned and erected the defences of Pittsburg, Pa., in 1863; and subsequently was engaged on the defences of New York and Baltimore, and on the improvement of several rivers. He was promoted brigadier-general and chief of engineers May 10, 1895; retired Feb. 1, 1897. He published Army officers' pocket companion; translated Dufour's Cours de tactiques; and, with Captain Mendell, Jomini's Precis de l'art guerre.