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George Washington's enforcers : policing the Continental Army

Verfasser/in: Harry M Ward
Verlag: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2006.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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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  Weiterlesen…
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Ward, Harry M.
George Washington's enforcers.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607830996
Name: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Medientyp: Amtliche Veröffentlichung, Bundesstaatliche Regierungsveröffentlichung, Internetquelle
Dokumenttyp: Buch, Internet-Ressource
Alle Autoren: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 0809326884 9780809326884 9780809329441 0809329441
OCLC-Nummer: 61757960
Beschreibung: xiii, 268 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: 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.
Verfasserangabe: Harry M. Ward.
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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. This book describes these  Weiterlesen…

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