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

Most Civil War generals were graduates of West Point, and many of them helped transform the US Army from what was little better than an armed mob that performed poorly during the War of 1812 into the competent fighting force that won the Mexican War. This title offers a portrait of the American army...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hsieh, Wayne Wei-siang.
Format: Online Book
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 2009.
Series:Civil War America (Series)
Online Access:Online version
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