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George Washington's enforcers : policing the Continental Army

Autor Harry M Ward
Vydavatel: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2006.
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"A well-disciplined army was vital to win American independence, but policing soldiers during the Revolution presented challenges. George Washington's Enforcers: Policing the Continental Army examines how justice was left to the overlapping duties of special army personnel and how an improvised police force imposed rules and regulations on the common soldier. Historian Harry M. Ward describes these methods of police  Přečíst více...
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Doplňující formát: Online version:
Ward, Harry M.
George Washington's enforcers.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607830996
Osoba: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Typ materiálu: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internetový zdroj
Typ dokumentu: Book, Internet Resource
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 0809326884 9780809326884 9780809329441 0809329441
OCLC číslo: 61757960
Popis: xiii, 268 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Obsahy: Preconditions --
The Common Soldier --
Military Justice --
The Supervisors --
Washington's Life-Guard --
Generals' Guards --
Camp and Quarter Guards --
Picket Men and Safeguards --
Temporary Police Patrols --
On the March --
Officer of Police --
Provost Marshal --
The Marechaussee Corps --
Corporal Punishment --
Drummers and Fifers --
The Executioners.
Odpovědnost: Harry M. Ward.
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