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A Gentleman and an Officer

A Social and Military History of James B. Griffin"s Civil War

by Judith N. McArthur

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387555M
ISBN 100195093119
ISBN 109780195093117

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"A Gentleman and an Officer masterfully integrates James B. Griffin's experience as well as that of his family and slaves into the larger story of the Civil War's military, social, and cultural impact on the South. It represents historical editing at its best, and is well worth the time of professional and amateur historians of the Civil War Cited by: 3.

An Officer And A Gentleman book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An Officer and a Gentleman by Rachel Lee released on Sep /5. Darcy and Fitzwilliam: A tale of a gentleman and an officer - Kindle edition by Wasylowski, Karen V. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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In the short story An Officer and a Gentleman, set in the world of The Chronicles of the Pneumatic Zeppelin steampunk adventure series, the young Lieutenant Romulus Buckle faces his first great test under fire when his armed trader airship Bromhead is attacked and boarded by pirates.4/5.

InJames B. Griffin left Edgefield, South Carolina and rode off to Virginia to take up duty with the Confederate Army in a style that befitted a Southern gentleman: on a fine-blooded horse, with two slaves to wait on him, two trunks, and his favorite hunting dog.

He was thirty-five years old, a wealthy planter, and the owner of sixty-one slaves when he joined Wade Hampton's elite Legion. He believed that honoring tradition and paying attention to detail and etiquette allowed a man to respect himself, and earned a leader the respect of his subordinates.

In “The Obligation of Being an Officer,” written inPatton lays out the standards of those who aspire to be an officer and a gentleman — to live as refined warriors. Richard Gere, Debra Winger, ‘An Officer and A Gentleman’ () Shutterstock A previous adaptation of the Richard Gere-Debra Winger film, with a.

A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend. Zack Mayo is a young man who has signed up for Navy Aviation Officer Candidate School. He is a Navy brat who has a bad attitude problem.

Gunnery Sergeant Emil Foley is there to train and. Read this book on Questia. InJames B. Griffin left Edgefield, South Carolina and rode off to Virginia to take up duty with the Confederate Army in a style that befitted a Southern gentleman: on a fine-blooded horse, with two slaves to wait on him, two trunks, and his favorite hunting dog.

A gentleman (Old French: gentilz hom, gentle + man) is any man of good and courteous conduct. Originally, a gentleman was the lowest rank of the landed gentry of England, ranking below an esquire and above a yeoman; by definition, the rank of gentleman comprised the younger sons of the younger sons of peers, and the younger sons of a baronet, a knight, and an esquire, in perpetual succession.

Directed by Taylor Hackford. With Richard Gere, Debra Winger, David Keith, Robert Loggia. A young man must complete his work at a Navy Officer Candidate School to become an aviator, with the help of a tough Gunnery Sergeant and his new girlfriend.7/10(K).

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He is trained in understatement in all things; he has litotes coursing through his veins. The height of vulgarity is to draw attention to oneself, and the more remarkable any of his achievements, the less attention he should draw to them. AN OFFICERAND A GENTLEMAN at the Stranahan Theater January 28 – 31, Presale Info Groups Venue A SWEEPING ROMANCE THAT WILL LIFT YOU UP WHERE YOU BELONG.

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A hero who, right off the bat, was to die for.5/5(5). AN OFFICERAND A GENTLEMAN January 14 – 17, at the BJCC Concert Hall Presale Info Groups Venue A SWEEPING ROMANCE THAT WILL LIFT YOU UP WHERE YOU BELONG.

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, based on the Academy® Award-winning film starring Richard Gere, begins touring North America with a premiere in the fall of.

Gentleman font is a sans-serif font family of 10 weights – from hairline to black – designed by Juraj Chrastina. It is a legible typeface with clear geomet. The An Officer and A Gentleman‘s book is by film screenwriters Douglas Day Stewart & Sharleen Cooper Cohen.

The Curve choreography is by Kate Prince and the Musical Supervisor is the, always splendid, award winning Sarah Travis. The Hussar Officer Character Timeline in A Gentleman in Moscow The timeline below shows where the character The Hussar Officer appears in A Gentleman in Moscow.

The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance. ''An Officer and a Gentleman,'' which opens today at the Coronet and other theaters, is the story of Zack Mayo (Richard Gere), who enlists in the Navy.

officer. My name is Byron. On the boy's happy expression we: DISSOLVE TO: INT. THE BAR - SEVERAL WEEKS LATER Zack sits on the stairs watching a crazy scene taking place on the long bar.

A bunch of jet pilots off one of the carriers are in town and they're playing a game of "chicken". Each pilot must take a turn being pushed down the bar in a File Size: KB.The Count agreed to play with him, but the officer also overheard this exchange and joined the game as well, passing the princess on to another gentleman.

Here, Towles starts to weave the different details in order to show how one affects another: the slip on the ice has led to a game of chance instead of dancing, as well as to the officer once.An Officer and a Gentleman is never truly surprising and follows an expected pattern, but as a routine entertainment, it suffices.

Richard Gere has one of his best early roles here, and the film wisely uses his sometimes cocky demeanor to good effect, while Debra Winger's considerable acting skills make her part far more than the standard 5/5(9).