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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