The Blackstone of military law : Colonel William Winthrop

Kastenberg, Joshua E., 1967-
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  • Creator Joshua E. Kastenberg ; Martin Gordon, consulting editor
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • ix, 342 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 0810861771, 9780810861770, 0810863014, 9780810863019
  • OCLC ocn275153068

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-342).

Contents

  • A privileged lineage -- From youth to Yale : the making of a legal mind -- Bostonian lawyer with stirrings of abolitionism -- Frontier lawyer in the Minnesota Territory -- The Winthrop brothers go to war -- A sharpshooter on the Peninsula Campaign -- From Second Manassas to Fredericksburg : "I had some pretty close escapes" -- Civil War judge advocate -- Professionalizing a "Constitutional Army" in a time of uncertainty : 1865-1895 -- Professionalizing the practice of military law : Winthrop's influence cemented -- Marriage and field service under the command of John M. Schofield -- West Point professor to the end of a career -- Epilogue : retirement and death
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