The Army Under Fire: The Politics of Antimilitarism in the Civil War Era (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) (Hardcover)

The Army Under Fire: The Politics of Antimilitarism in the Civil War Era (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) By Cecily N. Zander, T. Michael Parrish (Editor) Cover Image
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Cecily N. Zander's The Army under Fire is a pathbreaking study focusing on the fierce political debates over the size and use of military forces in the United States during the Civil War era. It examines how prominent political figures interacted with the professional army and how those same leaders misunderstood the value of regular soldiers fighting to reunify the fractured nation.

About the Author


Cecily N. Zander is assistant professor of history at Texas Woman's University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780807181409
ISBN-10: 0807181404
Publisher: LSU Press
Publication Date: February 14th, 2024
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War