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George Washington's enforcers : policing the Continental Army

Autore: Harry M Ward
Editore: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2006.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : State or province government publication : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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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  Per saperne di più…
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Ward, Harry M.
George Washington's enforcers.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607830996
Persona incaricata: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Tipo materiale: Government publication, State or province government publication, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 0809326884 9780809326884 9780809329441 0809329441
Numero OCLC: 61757960
Descrizione: xiii, 268 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: 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.
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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