University of Pittsburgh

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.

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.

ISBN: 9781594608643
PittCat: KF368.H586 K37 2011

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