WorldCat Identities

Strong, George Crockett 1832-1863

Overview
Works: 4 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 196 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: U410.P1, 355.0071
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about George Crockett Strong
 
Most widely held works by George Crockett Strong
Cadet life at West Point by George C Strong( Book )

8 editions published between 1862 and 2012 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is a sketch of cadet life at West Point by West Point Alum Mayor Gen. George Strong, who began his career at the academy in 1857. It gives good insight into what life for a cadet was like day-to-day. In 1842, Stonewall Jackson was accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point. Because of his inadequate schooling, he had difficulty with the entrance examinations and began his studies at the bottom of his class. Displaying a dogged determination that was to characterize his life, however, he became one of the hardest working cadets in the academy, and moved steadily up the academic rankings. Jackson graduated 17th out of 59 students in the Class of 1846. It was said by his peers that if he had stayed there another year, he would have graduated first
Proclamation, Headquarters, Department of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 1st, 1862 by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Audience level: 0.64 (from 0.62 for Cadet life ... to 0.99 for George Cro ...)

Alternative Names
George Crockett Strong Amerikaans officier (1832-1863)

George Crockett Strong General der Nordstaaten im Sezessionskrieg

George Crockett Strong Union Army generals

Languages
English (12)