Company 'A', corps of engineers, U.S.A., 1846-'48, in the Mexican war - Gustavus Woodson Smith

Company 'A', corps of engineers, U.S.A., 1846-'48, in the Mexican war

By Gustavus Woodson Smith

  • Release Date: 1896-06-24
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

Description

This important memoir illuminates life within the U. S. Regular Army of the antebellum years. The U. S. Company of Sappers, Miners, and Pontooniers, which Congress authorized on May 13, 1846, quickly became one of the army's elite units.