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George Washington's enforcers : policing the Continental Army

Autor: Harry M Ward
Editora: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2006.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Publicação de governo estadual ou província : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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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  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: History
Formato Físico Adicional: Online version:
Ward, Harry M.
George Washington's enforcers.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607830996
Pessoa Denominada: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Tipo de Material: Publicação do governo, Publicação de governo estadual ou província, Recurso Internet
Tipo de Documento: Livro, Recurso Internet
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 0809326884 9780809326884 9780809329441 0809329441
Número OCLC: 61757960
Descrição: xiii, 268 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Conteúdos: 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.
Responsabilidade: Harry M. Ward.
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