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George Washington's Enforcers : policing the Continental Army

Author: Harry M Ward
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois Univ. Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Ward, Harry M.
George Washington's Enforcers.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois Univ. Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)61757960
Named Person: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 9781441645920 1441645926
OCLC Number: 630153529
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 268 pages, [12] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Harry M. Ward.
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Harry M. Ward examines military justice in the Continental army and the troops who enforced it. He is particularly interested in the experiences of enlisted men. Ward finds that the Continental army Read more...

 
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