Major McKinley, William McKinley & the Civil Wa William H. Armstrong

ISBN: 9781612772394

Published: February 14th 2013

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Major McKinley, William McKinley & the Civil Wa  by  William  H. Armstrong

Major McKinley, William McKinley & the Civil Wa by William H. Armstrong
February 14th 2013 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 209 pages | ISBN: 9781612772394 | 3.24 Mb

Major McKinley is the first complete account of the Civil War service of President William McKinley, the last of the Civil War veterans to reach the White House and the only one who served in the ranks. McKinley enlisted as a private in the 23rd OhioMoreMajor McKinley is the first complete account of the Civil War service of President William McKinley, the last of the Civil War veterans to reach the White House and the only one who served in the ranks. McKinley enlisted as a private in the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Later commanded by another future president, Rutherford B.

Hayes) and was the regiments commissary sergeant when his bravery at the Battle of Antietam led to a commission and an assignment to Hayess military staff.Drawing on a wide variety of sources, including McKinleys own paper and the diaries and letters of men who served with him, this book presents a new picture of McKinley as a soldier and provides a fresh appreciation of his later life as a veteran in politics.



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