Fort McPherson

Fort McPherson

  • High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Fort McPherson is a U.S. Army military base that is located in East Point, Georgia, on the southwest edge of the City of Atlanta, Ga. It is the home of the headquarters for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Southeast Region the U.S. Army Forces Command the U.S. Army Reserve Command the U.S. Army Central Command and some other Army units. Named after Major General James Birdseye McPherson, this fort was founded by the U.S. Army in September 1885. However, this site, had been in use by military units since 1835, and it was used as a Confederate Army base during the American Civil War. During the Reconstruction Era, it was named the "McPherson Barracks", and it served as a post for the Federal troops who were occupying Atlanta. With the end of Reconstruction, the McPherson Barracks was closed and sold off in 1881, though the site continued to be occupied during the summers by U.S. troops stationed in Florida. In 1885, the land was ... (vollständige Produktbeschreibung -> siehe Tabelle unten)
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Fort McPherson

High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Fort McPherson is a U.S. Army military base that is located in East Point, Georgia, on the southwest edge of the City of Atlanta, Ga. It is the home of the headquarters for the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, Southeast Region the U.S. Army Forces Command the U.S. Army Reserve Command the U.S. Army Central Command and some other Army units. Named after Major General James Birdseye McPherson, this fort was founded by the U.S. Army in September 1885. However, this site, had been in use by military units since 1835, and it was used as a Confederate Army base during the American Civil War. During the Reconstruction Era, it was named the "McPherson Barracks", and it served as a post for the Federal troops who were occupying Atlanta. With the end of Reconstruction, the McPherson Barracks was closed and sold off in 1881, though the site continued to be occupied during the summers by U.S. troops stationed in Florida. In 1885, the land was again purchased by the Army at which to station ten army companies.During World War I, Fort McPherson was used as a camp for Imperial German Navy prisoners of war.

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EAN 9786131633881
Hersteller/Herausgeber
Frederic P. Miller