Orlando M. Poe: Civil War General and Great Lakes Engineer

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The first biography of Sherman's chief engineer and the man whose post-Civil War engineering work changed Great Lakes navigation forever Orlando M. Poe chronicles the life of one of the most influential yet underrated and overlooked soldiers during the Civil War. After joining the Union Army in 1861, Poe commanded the 2nd Michigan Infantry in the Peninsula Campaign and led brigades at Second Bull Run and Fredericksburg. He was then sent west and became one of the Union heroes in the defense of Knoxville. Poe served ...

Orlando M. Poe: Civil War General and Great Lakes Engineer 2009, Kent State University Press

ISBN-13: 9781606350409

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