Allan, secured admission to the United States Military Academy at West Point
. Any glamour which may have attached to cadet life in Poe's eyes was speedily lost, for discipline at West Point
was never so severe nor were the accommodations ever so poor.
One of my deepest secrets was my West Point
-- my military academy.
Simple tradesmen jumped their counters to become extemporized captains, colonels, and generals, without having ever passed the School of Instruction at West Point
; nevertheless; they quickly rivaled their compeers of the old continent, and, like them, carried off victories by dint of lavish expenditure in ammunition, money, and men.
By-and-by she will know the art like a West Point
cadet, and will exercise it as fearlessly.
In about thirteen days' sail we came to an anchor, at the south- west point
of the great Gulf of Nankin; where I learned by accident that two Dutch ships were gone the length before me, and that I should certainly fall into their hands.
The chief of the aeronautic establishment near West Point
was Cabot Sinclair, and he allowed himself but one single moment of the posturing that was so universal in that democratic time.
When he was a very young man he was in the Yankee military academy what you call West Point
. There was trouble.
After I had thus secured one part of my little living stock, I went about the whole island, searching for another private place to make such another deposit; when, wandering more to the west point
of the island than I had ever done yet, and looking out to sea, I thought I saw a boat upon the sea, at a great distance.
There, we took the steamboat down the North River towards New York, but stopped, some four hours' journey short of it, at West Point
, where we remained that night, and all next day, and next night too.
Alexander's untimely death, together with Flipper's court-martial, meant that, until his death in 1922, Charles Young would maintain the unique status as the only black graduate of West Point
within the United States Army's officer corps.
This included meeting the last three Filipino West Point
graduates in 1993: 1st Lt.
A track athlete in nearby Washingtonville, New York, Ward competed at a regional track meet at West Point
as a high schooler.