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Upton and the Army

Upton and the Army( )
Author: Ambrose, Stephen E.
ISBN:978-0-8071-1850-4
Publication Date:Aug 1993
Publisher:Louisiana State University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Emory Upton (1839?1881) was ?the epitome of a professional soldier,? according to Stephen E. Ambrose. Indeed, his entire adult life was devoted to the single-minded pursuit of a military career. Upton was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Fifth United States Artillery on May 6, 1861, the day of his graduation from the United States Military Academy, and by age twenty-five he had risen to the rank of major general. He distinguished himself in battles at Spotsylvania,...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Ambrose, Stephen E. (Author)
Historian Stephen E. Ambrose grew up in Wisconsin and attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Louisiana.

Ambrose is considered to be one of the foremost historical scholars of recent times and has been a professor for over three decades. He is also the founder and president of the National D-Day Museum in New Orleans.

His works include D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, Citizen Soldiers: The U. S. Army from Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945, Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest and Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West. Abrose served historical consultant on the motion picture Saving Private Ryan.

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