The Extraordinary Life of Charles Pomeroy Stone: Soldier, Surveyor, Pasha, Engineer

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Civil War Hero and Scapegoat, Surveyor of Mexico, General of the Egyptian Army, and Builder of the Statue of Liberty s Pedestal In the winter of 1861, as the secession crisis came to a head, an obscure military engineer, Charles Pomeroy Stone, emerged as the rallying point for the defense of Washington, D.C. against rebel attack. He was protector of the newly elected president and right-hand man of the army s commanding general, General Winfield Scott, under whom he had served with distinction during the Mexican American ...

The Extraordinary Life of Charles Pomeroy Stone: Soldier, Surveyor, Pasha, Engineer 2015, Westholme Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781594162329

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