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The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare

Ideas, Organization, and Field Command

by (author) Edward Hagerman

Indiana University Press
Initial publish date
Sep 1992
General, Civil War Period (1850-1877)
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    Sep 1992
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" . . . a major contribution to our knowledge of the place of the Civil War in the history of warfare. . . . I have long hoped for a sound history of Civil War military staffs . . . I need hope no more; Hagerman has covered this subject also, with the same assured expertness that he gives to tactics and technology." —Russell F. Weigley

" . . . this fine book deserves a place on the shelves of all military historians in this country and abroad." —American Historical Review

" . . . a first rate book . . . impressive . . . an imposing work . . . " —Journal of American History

"This book is filled with enlightening information. . . . ought to be a standard for many years to come and should be required reading for any serious Civil War military historian." —Journal of Southern History

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