Fort Sam

Fort Sam

The Story of Fort Sam Houston, Texas

by Eldon Cagle Jr.

Foreword by Gen. Tom Jaco

A history of one of the Army's oldest posts

Thirty years after its founding in 1876, Fort Sam Houston was the nation’s largest Army post. Generals Pershing and Eisenhower were among hundreds of thousands of soldiers stationed there. Fort Sam hosted the first military aircraft flights in Texas, supplied pursuit of Pancho Villa on the Mexican border and trained ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595347367
  • Published: January 2010