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Fitz-John Porter.

United States. Congress. House

Fitz-John Porter.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Armed Forces -- Officers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPorter, Fitz-John, Military affairs, with minority report
    SeriesH.rp.42
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18238371M

      Proceedings and Report of the Board of Army Officers, Convened by Special Orders No. 78, Headquarers of the Army, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, Ap , in the Case of Fitz-John Porter. Fitz-John Porter.   General Fitz-John Porter United States general born Aug. 31, , Portsmouth, N.H., U.S. died , Morristown, N.J. Union general during the American Civil War who was court-martialed and cashiered—but later vindicated—for disobeying orders at the Second Battle of Bull Run. Porter was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and at West Point, graduating from the latter in

    In , the year after Porter was cleared of all court martial charges, his second cousin Richard Henry Eddy of Boston bequeathed $30, for a bronze equestrian statue of Porter whom he greatly admired. Portsmouth was the natural location. Fitz-John Porter was born here in when his father was commander of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.   Fitz John Porter (Aug – ) (sometimes written FitzJohn Porter or Fitz-John Porter) was a career United States Army officer and a Union General during the American Civil War. He is most known for his performance at the Second Battle of 5/5(2).

      Fitz-John Porter, (born Aug. 31, , Portsmouth, N.H., U.S.—died , Morristown, N.J.), Union general during the American Civil War who was court-martialed and cashiered—but later vindicated—for disobeying orders at the Second Battle of Bull Run.. Porter was educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and at West Point, graduating from the latter in For each aspect of Porter's downfall and redemption, Jermann explains what happened, why it happened, what it led to and, finally, how Porter's name was cleared. His book is clearly an excellent work about the drama of Fitz-John Porter's temporary disgrace and ultimate triumph/5(2).


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Army. Eisenschiml [], an Austrian-born chemist who became interested in Civil War history, wrote more than a dozen books.