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Soldier Joker I Remember Squibob By Richard Paskowitz
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" I remember Squibob ". That was from the memoirs William Tecumseh Sherman. Others remembered Squibob by different names and attitudes. This is a mostly true account of their dealing with... More > this enigmatic man. Their stories and his influence mark a distinct and memorable part of California and western American history. Some of the "Greats" of the 19th Century recall Squibob: Lincoln, Grant, Mark Twain, Bennett Riley, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lillie Coit of Coit Tower, Frederick Olmstead, and Hartman Bache.< Less
Soldier Joker I Remember Squibob By Richard Paskowitz
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" I remember Squibob ". That was from the memoirs William Tecumseh Sherman. Others remembered Squibob by different names and attitudes. This is a mostly true account of their dealing with... More > this enigmatic man. Their stories and his influence mark a distinct and memorable part of California and western American history. Some of the "Greats" of the 19th Century recall Squibob: Lincoln, Grant, Mark Twain, Bennett Riley, William Tecumseh Sherman, Lillie Coit of Coit Tower, Frederick Olmstead, and Hartman Bache.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby was a soldier, cartographer, humorist, engineer, and practical joker. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley, the Tulare Valley, San Diego Harbor, the mouth of the Colorado River. His... More > humor concepts were used and "expanded" by Mark Twain. He knew and interacted with General Winfield Scott,Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and William Tecumseh Sherman. He was a classmate of George Pickett, George McClellan, and Stonewall Jackson.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby was a soldier, cartographer, humorist, engineer, and practical joker. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley, the Tulare Valley, San Diego Harbor, the mouth of the Colorado River. His... More > humor concepts were used and "expanded" by Mark Twain. He knew and interacted with General Winfield Scott,Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and William Tecumseh Sherman. He was a classmate of George Pickett, George McClellan, and Stonewall Jackson.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby was a soldier, cartographer, humorist, engineer, and practical joker. He surveyed the Sacramento Valley, the Tulare Valley, San Diego Harbor, the mouth of the Colorado River. His... More > humor concepts were used and "expanded" by Mark Twain. He knew and interacted with General Winfield Scott,Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, and William Tecumseh Sherman. He was a classmate of George Pickett, George McClellan, and Stonewall Jackson.< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE CARTOONS By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby was a soldier, a cartographer,a humorist, and an artist. This book is a compilation of cartoons depicting Derby art (aka Squibob, aka John Phoenix) Many of the drawings are... More > Derby's. Some drawings are done by others. All celebrate the talent of George Horatio Derby (1823-1861)< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE CARTOONS By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby was a soldier, a cartographer,a humorist, and an artist. This book is a compilation of cartoons depicting Derby art (aka Squibob, aka John Phoenix) Many of the drawings are... More > Derby's. Some drawings are done by others. All celebrate the talent of George Horatio Derby (1823-1861)< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE 1849 SURVEYS By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby (1823-1861) aka John Q.Phoenix, aka Squibob Lieutenant Topographical Engineers of the United States Army. He surveyed and mapped the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys in 1849.... More > This volume combines Derby's cartographic and literary skills (his "day" job). Derby observed and described first hand the events, people, and places of the early California Gold Rush. He surveyed Camp Far West, described Sutter's Hock Farm, stayed at Johnson's Crossing, and stood on the North Butte of the Sutter Buttes. He was at Coloma, Jamestown, Mormon's Island, Cordua Bar, and Rose Bar in 1849 and illustrated the gold mining process as it was occuring. He mapped the courses of the Feather,Yuba, Bear, and Sacramento Rivers. He viewed and described the emigrants in 1849 as they arrived in California. His humorous writings as John Phoenix and Squibob were based on first hand experiences surveying the Yuba-Sutter area.(This was ten years before Mark Twain arrived in California.)< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE 1849 SURVEYS By Richard Paskowitz
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George Horatio Derby (1823-1861) aka John Q.Phoenix, aka Squibob Lieutenant Topographical Engineers of the United States Army. He surveyed and mapped the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valleys in 1849.... More > This volume combines Derby's cartographic and literary skills (his "day" job). Derby observed and described first hand the events, people, and places of the early California Gold Rush. He surveyed Camp Far West, described Sutter's Hock Farm, stayed at Johnson's Crossing, and stood on the North Butte of the Sutter Buttes. He was at Coloma, Jamestown, Mormon's Island, Cordua Bar, and Rose Bar in 1849 and illustrated the gold mining process as it was occuring. He mapped the courses of the Feather,Yuba, Bear, and Sacramento Rivers. He viewed and described the emigrants in 1849 as they arrived in California. His humorous writings as John Phoenix and Squibob were based on first hand experiences surveying the Yuba-Sutter area.(This was ten years before Mark Twain arrived in California.)< Less
SOLDIER JOKER THE LEGACY By Richard A. Paskowitz, M.D.
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George Horatio Derby (1823-1861) attended West Point 1842-1846. George met Charles and Martha Hitchcock. Their daughter was Lillie Hitchcock (Coit). The Hitchcocks and Samuel Clemens would be... More > friends. Mark Twain would be affected by George Derby. The Hitchcock Legacy lives in The Charles and Martha Hitchcock Graduate Lectureship at U.C.Berkeley. The Lillie Hitchcock Coit Legacy is in the form of Coit Tower in San Francisco, The legacy of Sam Clemens is in the form of Mark Twain. The Legacy of George Horatio Derby is in the form of books- Phoenixiana and The Squibob Papers. His humor touched his contemporaries: General Winfield Scott, U.S. Grant, Jefferson Davis, W.T. Sherman, along with his classmates McClellan, Jackson, and Pickett. His legacy as a Topographical Engineer includes maps and surveys of California. He built five Lighthouses on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The major suspect in the cause of Derby’s death is mercury poisoning.< Less