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West Pointers and the Civil War : the old army in war and peace

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  • ISBN: 0807832782 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780807832783 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 285 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2009.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-165) and index.
Colonials, continentals, and federals : the origins of American military professionalism -- Tactical expertise and the U.S. Army before the war with Mexico -- The old army's vindication : the Mexican war -- Tactical continuity in the decade before the Civil War -- The beginning of the end : the old army on the precipice -- War in earnest : the first battles of 1861 -- The Peninsula : Lee and McClellan leave their legacies -- Morale, cohesion, and competence from Second Bull Run to Missionary Ridge -- Decisions east and west : the end of the Civil War.
Subject: United States History, Military To 1900
United States. Army History 19th century
Military art and science United States History 19th century
Mexican War, 1846-1848 Campaigns
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Campaigns
Generals United States History 19th century
United States Military Academy Alumni and alumnae Biography
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