On The Profession of Arms Address - Accession 1298 - M642 (696)
Accession 1298 - M642 (696)
Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections
1 bound volume, 26 pieces
Scope and Content Note
This collection consists of a booklet titled, On The Profession of Arms: The Annual Address Delivered Before the Association of Graduates of the State Military Academy of South Carolina in Charleston, SC April 9th 1859 by Professor John P. Thomas of the Citadel Academy published by Order of the Association. The Booklet was published by Walker, Evans & Co. Printers in 1859. The contents of this booklet consist of a transcription of a speech delivered to the State Military Academy in 1859 by Colonel John P. Thomas (1833-1912) who was a Citadel graduate of 1851 and was a Professor of English and History at the school. He later served as President of the Citadel from 1882-1885. The speech praises the military as the oldest and noblest profession and analyzes the work of three great American military men: George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Winfield Scott.
Transferred from Special Collections.
For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.
Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "On The Profession of Arms Address - Accession 1298 - M642 (696)". Finding Aid 926.
LC Subject Headings
South Carolina Military Academy; Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina; Military art and science; Speeches