Law in war, war as law: Brigadier General Joseph Holt and the Judge Advocate General's department in the Civil War and early Reconstruction, 1861-1865.
- Joshua Kastenberg
- Carolina Academic Press, 2011
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This legal history by Joshua Kastenberg examines the Civil War role of Joseph Holt as Judge Advocate General of the Army whose staff used the law to ensure a disciplined force and to attempt to force a concept of colorblind legal equality on the southern states, so that a rebellion could never again occur.