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The way of duty, honor, country : the memoir of General Charles Pelot Summerall / Charles Pelot Summerall ; edited and annotated by Timothy K. Nenninger.

By: Summerall, Charles Pelot, 1867-1955.
Contributor(s): Nenninger, Timothy K.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.American warriors (Lexington, Ky.): Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 298 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813126197; 0813126193; 9780813140032; 081314003X; 1282937197; 9781282937192.Subject(s): Generals -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Way of duty, honor, country.DDC classification: 355.0092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Editor's Note; Chronology; Introduction; 1 The Rock Whence I Was Hewn; 2 The Pit Whence I Was Digged; 3 "And David was wise in all his ways and the Lord was with David"; 4 "We bid farewell to cadet gray and don the army blue"; 5 Remember the Maine; 6 The Little Brown Brother; 7 The Land of the Dragon; 8 Back to Manila and Home; 9 The Land of the Midnight Sun; 10 The Coast Defenses; 11 The Caissons Go Rolling Along; 12 To West Point; 13 To Texas and Fort Myer; 14 The War Department; 15 The World War; 16 Over There; 17 Soissons--the Decisive Battle of the War.
18 Recovery19 The St. Mihiel Salient; 20 The Second Phase of the Meuse-Argonne; Photo insert; 21 The Adriatic and Peace; 22 Home and the First Division; 23 Camp Dix, New Jersey; 24 Hawaii; 25 Return to the States; 26 From Texas to New York; 27 Chief of Staff; 28 The Wanderer's Return; 29 The Citadel; 30 The Men Who Influenced My Life; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back cover.
Summary: After graduating from West Point in 1892, Charles Pelot Summerall (1867-1955) launched a distinguished military career, fighting Filipino insurgents in 1899 and Boxers in China in 1900. His remarkable service included brigade, division, and corps commands in World War I; duty as chief of staff of the U.S. Army from 1926 to 1930; and presidency of the Citadel for twenty years, where he was instrumental in establishing the school's national reputation. Previously available only in the Citadel's archives, Summerall's memoir offers an eyewitness account of a formative period in U.S. Army history.
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After graduating from West Point in 1892, Charles Pelot Summerall (1867-1955) launched a distinguished military career, fighting Filipino insurgents in 1899 and Boxers in China in 1900. His remarkable service included brigade, division, and corps commands in World War I; duty as chief of staff of the U.S. Army from 1926 to 1930; and presidency of the Citadel for twenty years, where he was instrumental in establishing the school's national reputation. Previously available only in the Citadel's archives, Summerall's memoir offers an eyewitness account of a formative period in U.S. Army history.

Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Editor's Note; Chronology; Introduction; 1 The Rock Whence I Was Hewn; 2 The Pit Whence I Was Digged; 3 "And David was wise in all his ways and the Lord was with David"; 4 "We bid farewell to cadet gray and don the army blue"; 5 Remember the Maine; 6 The Little Brown Brother; 7 The Land of the Dragon; 8 Back to Manila and Home; 9 The Land of the Midnight Sun; 10 The Coast Defenses; 11 The Caissons Go Rolling Along; 12 To West Point; 13 To Texas and Fort Myer; 14 The War Department; 15 The World War; 16 Over There; 17 Soissons--the Decisive Battle of the War.

18 Recovery19 The St. Mihiel Salient; 20 The Second Phase of the Meuse-Argonne; Photo insert; 21 The Adriatic and Peace; 22 Home and the First Division; 23 Camp Dix, New Jersey; 24 Hawaii; 25 Return to the States; 26 From Texas to New York; 27 Chief of Staff; 28 The Wanderer's Return; 29 The Citadel; 30 The Men Who Influenced My Life; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back cover.

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<p> Timothy K. Nenninger is chief of the Textual Records reference staff at the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.</p>

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