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Preparing for Disunion : West Point Commandants and the Training of Civil War Leaders / Allen H. Mesch.

Author/creator Mesch, Allen H. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2019.
Descriptionpages cm
Contents The United States Military Academy -- Military training -- The department of tactics -- West Point in the Civil War -- Commandant of cadets -- George W. Gardiner -- John Bliss -- John R. Bell -- William J. Worth -- Ethan A. Hitchcock -- John Fowle -- Charles F. Smith -- John A. Thomas -- Bradford R. Alden -- Robert S. Garnett -- William H.T. Walker -- William J. Hardee -- John F. Reynolds -- Christopher C. Augur -- Kenner Garrard -- Henry B. Clitz -- The Commandant's role in preparing Civil War generals.
Abstract "Between 1817 and 1864, sixteen officers were assigned as Commandants of Cadets at the U.S. Military Academy. They played an important role in training the officers who would serve on both sides of the Civil War. The biographies of the commandants are presented along with their contributions to the Academy, notable graduates and other military service"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2018048521
ISBN9781476674254 (softcover : alk. paper)

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