6 edition of The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper found in the catalog.
by Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso in El Paso, TX
|Statement||by Charles M. Robinson III.|
|Series||Southwestern studies ;|
|LC Classifications||KF7642.F58 R63 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 130 p. :|
|Number of Pages||130|
|LC Control Number||93060328|
Managed by Mary Ford in the early s, its major historical significance is that the first African American to graduate from West Point, Henry Ossian Flipper () was a resident during the s. He graduated as a second lieutenant in earning his commission in the U.S. Army. In Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, the first black graduate of West Point, was accused of embezzlement and conduct unbecoming an officer. A court-martial subsequently found Flipper guilty of conduct unbecoming an officer, but not of the embezzlement charges, .
Henry O. Flipper. The Colored Cadet at West Point. University of Nebraska Press. Lincoln. / Robinson, Charles M. III. The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper. Texas Western Press. El Paso. Robinson, Charles M. III. The Fall of a Black Army Officer: Racism and the Myth of Henry O. Flipper. University of Oklahoma Press. Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper was a former slave who rose to become the first African American graduate of West Point. While serving as commissary officer at Fort Davis, Texas, in , he was charged with embezzlement and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.
Henry O. Flipper – U.S. Army officer, engineer, translator, writer. At a Glance Unjust Accusations Ended Army Career. Finally Cleared of All Charges in Selected writings. Sources. Henry O. Flipper was a quiet hero who led a proud and exemplary life full of . The recipient was Lt. Henry Ossian Flipper, the first African-American graduate of West Point and the first African-American commissioned officer in the regular United States Army. Lt. Flipper was dismissed from the Army in after a court-martial, for conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. His court-martial and dismissal have long.
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Get this from a library. The court-martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper. [Charles M Robinson] -- The story of Henry O. Flipper, the first black graduate of the U.S. Military Academy. Inin Fort Davis, he was court-martialed for mishandling funds. In his name was finally cleared and he.
Henry O. Flipper, Black Frontiersman: The Memoirs of Henry O. Flipper, First Black Graduate of West Point, ed. Theodore D. Harris (Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, ). Charles M. Robinson III, The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper (El Paso: Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso, ).
Flipper was the first black graduate of the West Point Academy, but was court-martialed for mishandling funds. Robinson uses military records of the court martial to recreate events and assess the fairness of the proceedings, considering racism and underlying influences on the decisions.
An intriguing re-creation of the past. -- Midwest Book Review4/5(1). The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper by Charles M. Robinson,Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso edition, in English - 1st ed. Henry Flipper died in at the age of 84, never knowing that his rank would someday be restored.
The Court-Martial: Another Look It was the Civil Rights movement of the s and s and a concerted effort by historians to tell the story of all Americans that brought attention to the circumstances surrounding Flipper’s dismissal.
The Fall of a Black Army Officer: Racism & the Myth of Henry O. Flipper, by Charles M. Robinson The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper book, Norman, Ok: University of Oklahoma Press, In his book The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper, Robinson, an historian of the frontier army, held to the view that Flipper?s conviction for embezzlement was rooted in racism.
In this complete revision of his earlier work, The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper, Robinson finds that Flipper was the author of his own problems. The taint of racism on the Flipper affair became so widely accepted that in President Bill Clinton issued a posthumous pardon for Flipper.5/5(1).
Premiering at Baltimore’s prestigious Enoch Pratt Free Library during African American History Month inthe play dramatizes Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper’s court-martial and draws audiences into the controversy about whether Flipper was treated fairly before, during, and after the trial.
At least five books have covered Flipper’s story: Lowell D. Black and Sara H. Black, An Officer and A Gentleman: The Military Career of Lieutenant Henry O.
Flipper, which declaimed Flipper’s “unjust court-martial”; James C. Cage and James M. Day, The Court Martial of Henry Ossian Flipper: West Point’s First Black Graduate, who covered Author: Bruce A. Glasrud. COURT MARTIAL OF LIEUTENANT HENRY O. FLIPPER. This research paper discusses the court martial of Lt.
Henry Ossian Flipper (Flipper) (). Flipper, the first African-American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point and one of only three who did so in the 19th century, was dismissed (given a dishonorable discharge) from the Army on J after.
Enlarge Photograph of Lt. Henry O. Flipper Photo by Kennedy, ca. Center for Legislative Archives, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives National Archives and Records Administration Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on MaHenry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S.
Military Academy at West Point, New York, in In his book The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper, Robinson, an historian of the frontier army, held to the view that Flipper's conviction for embezzlement was rooted in racism. Reviewing materials not available at the time he did the earlier book, in the present work Robinson concludes that, while not denying the existence of racism in the army, Flipper had indeed been.
Henry Ossian Flipper was the first African American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy (West Point). Born Main Thomasville, Georgia, Flipper was the son of Festus Flipper and his wife Isabelle, both of whom were enslaved. Flipper's parents' master took the family to Atlanta where, after Emancipation, Henry Flipper was.
Norman, Ok: University of Oklahoma Press, Pp. xviii, Illus., notes, biblio., index. $ ISBN In his book The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper, Robinson, an historian of the frontier army, held to the view that Flipper's conviction for embezzlement was.
Henry Ossian Flipper: West Point’s First Black Graduate, by Jane Eppinga, Wild Horse Press, Fort Worth, Texas,$ Of all the buffalo soldiers who served with the 10th U.S. Cavalry (Colored) in the West, Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper was unique in having already been a pioneer back East—as the first black graduate of the U.S.
Military Academy at West Point in the face of. The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper. (El Paso: Texas Western Press, University of Texas at El Paso, ).
_____, "Don't Ruin a Good Story with the Facts: An Analysis of Henry Flipper's Account of His Court-Martial in Black Frontiersman," Southwestern Historical Quarterlyno. 1 (July, ).
Don Cusic, The Trials of Henry Flipper: First Black Graduate of West Point (Jefferson: McFarland & Company, ). Bruce J. Dinges, "The Court-Martial of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper," American West, January Jane Eppinga, Henry Ossian Flipper: West Point’s First Black Graduate (Fort Worth: Wild Horse Press, ).
Henry Ossian Flipper, The Colored Cadet at West Point (New York: Lee, Despite his many accomplishments, Lt. Flipper is most remembered in history as a casualty of racism in the military for his court-martial trial primarily on the charge of embezzlement at Fort Davis.
Flipper retired to Atlanta, Georgia in and died there on May 3, at the age of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper was a former slave who rose to become the first African American graduate of West Point. While serving as commissary officer at Fort Davis, Texas, inhe was charged with embezzlement and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.
A Brand: University of Oklahoma Press. Charles M. Robinson III ( – Septem ) was an American author, illustrator, and adventurer. He was a history instructor with South Texas College in McAllen, Texas, until early and was a member of the Oxford Round was a graduate of St.
Edward's University and the University of Texas–Pan American. He has written several books that deal with the. Henry Ossian Flipper the Colored Cadet at West Point Autobiography of Lieut Henry Ossian Flipper U S A First Graduate of Color from the U S Military Academy Book Summary: Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos.
(2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps. Interestingly, Robinson challenges his own less strongly worded views from an earlier investigation, The Court Martial of Lieutenant Henry Flipper (), which this reviewer thought more balanced. Though a must-read for any student of the Flipper controversy, the book may fuel rather than extinguish the : Garna L.
Christian. On November 4,Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper was charged with embezzling money and of "conduct unbecoming an officer and gentleman." The prosecution's case was weak, partly due to Shafter's bad memory and contradictions in his and Wilhemli's testimonies.