Major-General Nelson A. Miles

by Pond, George E.

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  • Miles, Nelson A. -- 1839-1925,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- 1865-1898 -- Sources

Edition Notes

Statementby George E. Pond.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 17449
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (10 fr.)
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22030347M
ISBN 100665174497

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Recovering from his wounds, Miles returned to the Army of the Potomac and was given command of a brigade in Major General Winfield S. Hancock's II Corps. Becoming a General Leading his men during the Battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House, Miles continued to perform well and was promoted to brigadier general on Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A.

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Army. Thus he was actively involved in much of the development of the country including our 5/5(3). Major-General Nelson A. Miles. [Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], [?] (OCoLC) Named Person: Nelson A Miles; Nelson A Miles: Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: George E Pond.

Major General Nelson Miles, commander of American ground forces sent to Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, led about twenty thousand men in a three-pronged campaign that began in Guanica and was to coalesce near San Juan.

One of General Miles's subordinates, Brigadier General Theodore Schwan, commanded the Independent Regular Brigade, which engaged Spanish forces in. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Major-General Nelson A. Miles by Pages: Major General Nelson A. Miles - Commander of the United States Armies Summary Major General Nelson standing on train tracks speaking with a soldier. Contributor Names Strohmeyer & Wyman. Created / Published New York, N.Y.: Strohmeyer & Wyman, publishers, c   Nelson Appleton Miles was born on August 8, in Westminster, Massachusetts, and would rise to fame as a renowned member of the United States military during the American Civil War, Native American conflicts, and the Spanish-American War.

An important event during the Great Sioux War, the Battle of Wolf Mountain, was sometimes called Mile’s [ ]. Nelson Appleton Miles Lieutenant General, United States ArmyVirginia.

In Octoberat the age of 26, was named Major General of Volunteers in command of II Corps. As commandant of Fort Monroe, Virginia, after the war, he became the custodian of Jefferson Davis, and for keeping him shackled in his cell, was the target of severe public.

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In he wrote the book entitled Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles. General Shafter of the 5th Army Corps (left) with General Miles (right) at San Juan Hill, Cuba During the Spanish-American War, Miles recommended the assignment of the invasion of Puerto Rico prior to the Cuban campaign, but American military.

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Miles no doubt felt he had cause to be proud of his. Major General Fred R. Nelson is commander, Lowry Technical Training Center, Lowry Air Force Base, Colo.

General Nelson was born inin Jackson, Mich. He attended school in Michigan until entering the Aviation Cadet Program in He earned a bachelor of. Octavo, pp. Dark brown morocco, title in gilt on spine, decorative illustrations on cover with depiction of sword on front panel. Illustrations by Frederick Remington and other “eminent artists” of the time.

Marbled end papers, all gilt leaf ends. Frontispiece portrait of Major General Nelson A. Miles with tissue cover. A scarce work in the [ ]. Civil War Union Major General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient, General in Chief of the United States Army.

Born to Daniel Miles and Mary Curtis Miles, he worked on the family farm and as a clerk in the family crockery store in Boston. Inhe helped raise a Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington. PERSONAL RECOLLECTION OF GENERAL NELSON A.

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Miles departed from the United States to observe the Greek and Ottoman armies at war. The year-old Miles was almost boyish in his enthusiasm Continue reading →. Major General Nelson A.

Miles, Commander of the Army, to Secretary of War Russell A. Alger Headquarters of the Army, Washington, D.C. CONFIDENTIAL. Sir: Referring to my letter of yesterday and to our consultation since, I desire to submit the following: As we are not about to inaugurate active military operations in conjunction with the Navy, I think it would be advisable to load.

Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander, North Atlantic Fleet, to Major General Nelson A. Miles. ip New York, 1st Rate. Playa del Este, Cuba, J Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of this morning, and I will immediately give an order to release you and all the transports from the action of the Quarantine Regulations, however.

Inwhile serving as Commanding General of the Army, Major General Nelson A. Miles was one of the officers who endorsed Gatewood for the Medal of Honor for his pursuit of Geronimo inbut it was disapproved by acting Secretary of the Army Joseph B.

Doe because Gatewood’s actions did not come under hostile fire. Maj. Gen. Paul D. Nielsen is Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Nelson Appleton Miles was born near Westminster, Massachusetts, on 8 August He received a rudimentary military education from a former French officer and then joined a company of volunteers in He was commissioned as a captain and served on General Oliver O.

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Nelson A. Miles, Serving the Republic: Memoirs of the Civil and. Major General Henry Tureman Allen (Ap – Aug ) was a senior United States Army officer known for exploring the Copper River in Alaska in along with the Tanana and Koyukuk rivers by transversing 1, miles (2, km) of wilderness.

His trek has been compared by Nelson A. Miles to that of Lewis and ds held: 2nd Cavalry Regiment, 8th. Miles eventually retired as Commander of the Army in For less than you'd spend on gas going to the library, this long out-of-print volume is available as an affordable, well-formatted book for e-readers and smartphones.

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Miles (USA) Nelson Appleton Miles (August 8, – ) was an American soldier who served in the American Civil Parents: Mary Miles, Daniel Miles.