ARMY & NAVY: Short Drum

Assembled at and around Plattsburg, N. Y. last week for quadrennial maneuvers of the U. S. First Army were52,000 Regulars, National Guardsmen, Reservists. On and near the Civil War battlefields at Manassas, Va. were 23,000 more, sweating through the maneuvers of the Third Corps Area. All were under the command of tart, brilliant Lieut. General Hugh Aloysius Drum, who lent his games more than their usual news value with a sound-off about the Army as it is, as he thinks it should be.

Hugh Drum found his First Army (one of the four field...

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