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Jennings C. Wise


Army officer, lawyer, author

Wise graduated from VMI in the class of 1902. He later served on the faculty and as Commandant at Virginia Military Institute. He was a Special Assistant Attorney General for U.S and an author.


Jennings C. Wise, Aude Sapere: Disce Ut Semper Victurus, Macarthur Saga (Cloverdale, Virginia, 1951)

—bibliography in progress—

Jennings C. Wise, Ye Kingdome of Accawmacke, or, The Eastern Shore of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century (Richmond, Virgina: Bell Book and Stationery Co., 1911)(Baltimore: Regional Pub. Co., 1967)

_____________, The Long Arm of Lee: The History of the Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia ( Lynchburg, Virginia: J.P. Bell and Co., 1915)(New York: Oxford University Press, 1959)(Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1991)

_____________, The Military History of the Virginia Military Institute from 1839 to 1865 (Lynchburg, Virginia: J.P. Bell, 1915)

_____________, Empire and Armament: The Evolution of American Imperialism and the Problem of National Defence (New York: G.P. Putnam, 1915)

_____________, The Turn of the Tide, American Pperations at Cantigny, Château Thierry, and the Second Battle of the Marne (New York: H. Holt, 1920)

_____________, The Great Crusade: A Chronicle of the Late War (New York: L. MacVeagh, The Dial Press, 1930)

_____________, The Red Man in the New World Drama: A Politico-legal Study with a Pageantry of American Indian History (Washington, D.C.: W.F. Roberts Co., 1931 (New York: Macmillan, 1971)

_____________, Woodrow Wilson, Disciple of Revolution (New York: Paisley Press, 1938)

_____________, America, the Background of Columbus; being a survey of the revelations of science with respect to the western hemisphere and its peoples before its unveiling by Columbus (Charlottville, Virginia: Monticello Publishers, 1945)

_____________, The Mystery of Columbus, the Romance of Medieval History ([Charlottesville, Virginia]: Monticello Publishers, 1946)

_____________, The Philosophic History of Civilization, showing the spiritual and material factors involved in the evolution of nations (New York: Philosophical Library, 1955)


Jennings C. Wise Papers
Virginia Military Institute Archives
Lexington, Virginia