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General Emory Upton in the Civil War - by Robert N Thompson (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 204

Genre: History

Format: Paperback

Publisher: McFarland & Company

Age Range: Teen

Book theme: United States

Author: Robert N Thompson

Language: English

Street Date: July 3, 2019
TCIN: 77894380
UPC: 9781476678900
Item Number (DPCI): 247-63-8661

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"Considered by many to be the architect of the modern U.S. Army, Union General Emory Upton commanded troops in almost every major battle of the Civil War's Eastern Theater. Witnessing some of the war's bloodiest engagements convinced him of the need for comprehensive reform in military organization, professionalism, education, tactics and personnel policies. From the end of the war to his 1881 death by suicide, Upton lead an effort to modernize U.S. military culture. While much has been written about the politics of his reform campaign, this book details his wartime experiences and how they informed his intense fervor for change"--
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