The Supplies for the Confederate Army: How They Were Obtained in Europe and How Paid for (Classic Reprint)) [Pdf New] ë Caleb Huse
Excerpt from The Supplies for the Confederate Army "How They Were Obtained in Europe and How Paid ForDiscipline was almost at an end at the University "They Were Obtained in Europe and How Paid ForDiscipline was almost at an end at the University in seeking ways and means for restoring it the attention of the Faculty and Trustees was directed to the Virginia Military Institute which
"Had Been In Successful Operation "been in successful operation about fifty years As this institution had been organized by a grad uate of West Point and in some respects resembled the United States Military Academy it was hoped that in Ala bama good results might be secured by the adoption of similar methodsMilitary drill is taught at the present time in many schools and colleges but the intention of the Alabama University authorities was not merely to drill students but to hold them under military restraint as is effectually done at West Point and I may add as
cannot be done in any college designed to ualify young men to becomebe done in any college designed to ualify young men to become members of a great republicWest Point and Annapolis have proved themselves noble institutions for the purpose for which they were designed that of training young men to become officers over other men but the mission of these .
Chools is not to fit young men for
civil life methods cannot be grafted uponlife Their methods cannot grafted upon or technical civil institutions and it is not desirable that they should be applied to civil colleges or schools of any ind But the University of Alabama was a military college so far as concerned discipline and to this end I was given a Colonel s commission by the Governor of the State with "two assistants one a major the other a captain Tents arms and infantry euipments were purchased of the United States Government "assistants one a major the other a captain Tents arms and infantry euipments were purchased of the United States Government a uniform similar to that of the West Point cadets was adopted The students were assembled on the first of Sep tember and a camp established on the University grounds Drills were inaugurated at once and regular camp duties were reuired and performedEverything seemed to be progressing very satisfactorily till one day some three weeks after the pitching of the camp the President of the University dr Garland desired to see me at his Office On entering I found him and a trusted professor awaiting my coming with disturbed looks No time was wasted in the preliminaries Dr Garland came to the point at once by telling me ,
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Hat there was a mutiny brew ing in my camp which it would be impossible for me to uell He then explained that the cadets were dissatisfied because I was a northern born man that they called me a d d Yankee and intended running me out of the State He thought they would be successful for the ringleaders were Old students who had given a great deal of trouble before I came and what made the matter worse these students were sons of in uential men in the State and the mothers of the mutineers were encouraging themAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at forgottenbooksThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work preserving #The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present #original format whilst repairing imperfections present the aged copy In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be replicated
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