Letter, United States Military Academy, 16 October to Mrs. Emma Willard from Lt. Thomas S. Twiss discusses Cadet John H. Willard's previous reluctance to stay at West Point, but expresses the belief that all will be well as Twiss has taken John into his care. Twiss also describes his position as instructor of natural philosophy at the Academy; letter, Sparta [Ga.], Oct. 11th, 1828 from Elizabeth and Thomas Twiss to Elizabeth's mother, Mrs. Emma Willard, telling of Elizabeth's teaching position and Thomas' unhappiness at the prospect of being separated from Elizabeth. Family and mutual friends are also discussed.
Army officer. Assistant professor of mathematics at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point from 1859-1861. The letter was written during the last year of the Civil War and discusses the tactics of Generals Lee and Sherman.
Army officer, Medal of Honor recipient. Papers include 78 cadet letters to his mother and father, 1856-1860; 1 private journal, 14 October 1857; personal correspondence; 3 orders and correspondence regarding his military activities during the Civil War; 3 maps are also included.
Letters received from American servicemen who were on active duty in 1944-1945; stamps and first day covers autographed by U.S. Military leaders who had served in World War II; U.S. Armed Forces commemorative blocks signed by military leaders of W.W. II; UN commemorative stamps autographed by signers of the UN charter.
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