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Highway History

Portrait of a General: General Roy Stone

Table of Contents

EARLY YEARS

THE CIVIL WAR

Enter the Bucktails
Major Stone and the Bucktails in Action
The New Bucktails
On to Gettysburg
Gettysburg, July 1, 1863
The Wilderness
Summing Up
Recalling the Bucktails

AFTER THE WAR

GOOD ROADS ADVOCATE

The Bicycle Craze
The Reckless Decade
A Non-Wheelman Takes Up the Cause
The National League for Good Roads
The Grizzled Veteran
An Idea Becomes Law
The Stormy Petrel

U.S. OFFICE OF ROAD INQUIRY

Rigid Economy, Strict Construction
Special Agent and Engineer for Road Inquiry
The World's Columbia Exposition
Reaching Out to Farmers
The Cost of Building Good Roads
Rural Free Delivery
Helping the States Get Started
Tama Jim Changes the Rules
Object-Lesson Roads
The Great Road of America
Experimental Road Work
Education for the Cause

ON DUTY IN THE SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR

Volunteer
On Duty in Puerto Rico
Aftermath

FINAL YEARS

The Beginning Has Just Been Made
Post-ORI Activities
Looking Back
Death of a General
Final Resting Place
Mrs. Stone's Pension
Updated: 10/16/2013
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