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In Memoriam, Brevet Colonel U. S. and N. Y. Vol; John Watts de Peyster, Junior, Died 12th April, 1873 (Classic Reprint)

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In Memoriam, Brevet Colonel U. S. and N. Y. Vol; John Watts de Peyster, Junior, Died 12th April, 1873 (Classic Reprint) by Unknown Author
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Excerpt from In Memoriam, Brevet Colonel U. S. And N. Y. Vol; John Watts De Peyster, Junior, Died 12th April, 1873 Through the in uence of his father, a commission as first lieutenant in the 11th New York Cavalry, was now obtained for him, and he seems to have proceeded to service with his regiment at once, working hard to familiarize himself with the various duties of a cavalry officer. His extreme youth - he was not yet of age - his small stature and boyish appearance seem to have been obstacles in his way, which he felt sensibly, and when, shortly after, his State offers him a position as major in an artillery regiment, he writes to decline it, in the last letter of his which has come under my notice. In that letter he says that he feels he is not fit for the duties of major, being too young, and declines the offer with a simple modesty that shows well for his knowledge of himself. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
Release date Australia
September 13th, 2016
Illustrations
, black & white illustrations
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Forgotten Books
Dimensions
152x229x1
ISBN-13
9781333570996
Product ID
26121244

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