Tarnished Eagles

Tarnished Eagles

The Courts-martial of Fifty Union Colonels and Lieutenant Colonels

Book - 1997 | First edition
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Tells the stories of 50 Union colonels court-martialed for offenses such as drunkenness, insulting superiors, hiding during battles, and chloroform addiction. These stories, along with statistical exploration of 22,000 other courts-martial, provide a pioneering and amusing study of Civil War misbehavior and clarify the dynamics between soldiers and their superiors. Includes b&w illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, [1997]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1997
ISBN: 9780811715973
Branch Call Number: 923.5 Lowry 1997
Characteristics: xiv, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


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