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Emory Upton: Misunderstood Reformer

David J. Fitzpatrick
Format
Book
Published
Norman, OK : University of Oklahoma Press, [2017]
Language
English
Variant Title
Emory Upton, misunderstood reformer
Series
Campaigns and Commanders
ISBN
9780806157207 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Summary
"Presents the biography of Emory Upton (1839-1881), a Civil War hero and military reformer. A rising star in the Union army, Upton commanded artillery, infantry, and cavalry organizations. After the war he toiled to update and reform the organization structure and tactics of the army."--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Early life and education
  • Upton's Civil War, 1861-1863
  • Upton's Civil War, 1864-1865
  • Professional stagnation and personal sorrow
  • Commandant of cadets
  • Asian and European armies and American military policy
  • A program of reform
  • The politics of reform
  • Death and resurrection.
Description
pages cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Campaigns and commanders ; volume 60
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