He Made the Army His Career (George Mead)

Shirley Grundmeier
Issue Date: 
January/February 1994

Following a brief resume of the life of General George W. Meade, the article traces the life and career of the Colonel W. Mead, from his birth in Ohio in 1845 to his death in Mankato in 1928.

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