Manuscript Collection

On The Profession Of Arms Address - Accession 1298 - M642 (696)

Title

On The Profession Of Arms Address - Accession 1298 - M642 (696)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1298 - M642 (696)

Inclusive Dates

1859

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1 bound volume, 26 pieces

Language

English;

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.

Provenance

Transferred from Special Collections.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

On The Profession Of Arms Address - Accession 1298 - M642 (696)

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