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The American military frontiers : the United States Army in the West, 1783-1900

Author: Robert Wooster
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2009.
Series: Histories of the American frontier.
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For the U.S. Army, Western experiences illustrated its role in ensuring national security and in fostering national development. Its soldiers performed feats of great heroism and rank cruelty. Debates regarding the military's role in projecting Indian policy, the division of power between state and federal authorities, and the size of a professional military establishment reveal the inconsistency in the nation's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wooster
ISBN: 9780826338440 0826338445 9780826338433 0826338437
OCLC Number: 361947881
Description: xvi, 361 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Defeat and victory in the Ohio Valley --
Sword of the nation --
Sharpening the nation's sword --
Asserting national sovereignty --
The wars of Indian removal --
Agent of manifest destiny --
Constabularies in blue --
Frontier regulars and the collapse of the Union --
Civil wars in the borderlands --
The regulars return --
Testing the peace policy --
Conquest of a continent --
Epilogue : the long frontier.
Series Title: Histories of the American frontier.
Responsibility: Robert Wooster.

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Western military experiences illustrate the dual role played by the United States Army in insuring national security and fostering national development. This book examines the fundamental importance  Read more...

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