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Camp near Cumberland, Va., May 15, 1862. : Hon. H. Wilson, chairman Mil. Com. U.S. Senate, Hon. F.P. Blair, chairman Mil. Com. H.R. Gentlemen: The legislation in relation to the Corps of Engineers and Topographical Engineers, which I requested last winter ... I have greatly felt the need of during the siege of Yorktown. ... Preview this item
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Camp near Cumberland, Va., May 15, 1862. : Hon. H. Wilson, chairman Mil. Com. U.S. Senate, Hon. F.P. Blair, chairman Mil. Com. H.R. Gentlemen: The legislation in relation to the Corps of Engineers and Topographical Engineers, which I requested last winter ... I have greatly felt the need of during the siege of Yorktown. ...

Author: George B McClellanHenry WilsonFrank P Blair, Jr.Edwin M StantonJ G BarnardAll authors
Publisher: [Washington, D.C. : s.n., 1862]
Series: Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 11275.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George B McClellan; Henry Wilson; Frank P Blair, Jr.; Edwin M Stanton; J G Barnard; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.; United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs.; United States. Congress.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
OCLC Number: 437914311
Notes: Urging passage of legislation to provide for uniting the U.S. Army's Corps of Engineers and Corps of Topographical Engineers, for filling the increasing number of vacancies in the engineer service, and for increasing the levels of rank of engineers to make them more equitable with other branches of the service.
Signed: Geo. B. McClellan, maj. gen'l commd'g.
Followed by a letter, dated Washington, January 27, 1862, from McClellan to Hon. E.M. Stanton, secretary of war, recommending "the remarks and project of a law submitted by the committee from the Corps of Engineers and the Corps of Topographical Engineers, in reference to increasing the efficiency of their branch of the military service;" "Project for increasing the efficiency of the engineering branch of the Army," signed by J.G. Barnard, major of engineers and brigadier general volunteers [and eleven others]; and "An act to promote the efficiency of the Corps of Engineers."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2005. Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (American broadsides and ephemera. Series 1 ; no. 11275).
Description: [2] leaves ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Archive of Americana.; American broadsides and ephemera., Series 1 ;, no. 11275.
Other Titles: Project for increasing the efficiency of the engineering branch of the Army.

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