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Title Warfare in the USA, 1784-1861 / edited by Samuel Watson
Published London : Routledge, 2017
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series The international library of essays on military history
International library of essays on military history.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Series Preface; Introduction; PART I GENERAL; 1 The United States Army and the Institution of Slavery in Louisiana, 1803â#x80;#x93;1835; PART II 1784â#x80;#x93;1815; 2 The Role of the Army in Westem Settlement: Josiah Harmar's Command, 1785â#x80;#x93;1790; 3 General Charles Scott, the Kentucky Mounted Volunteers, and the Northwest Indian Wars, 1784â#x80;#x93;1794; 4 General Josiah Harmar's Campaign Reconsidered: How the Americans Lost the Battle of Kekionga
11 ""Nature Unsubdued"": Diplomacy, Expansion and the American Military Buildup of 1815â#x80;#x93;181612 Calhoun's Expansible Army: The History of a Military Idea; 13 The Army and the Indians 1800â#x80;#x93;1830 â#x80;#x93; A Reappraisal: The Missouri Valley Example; 14 The ""Foxardo Affair"" Revisited: Porter, Pirates and the Problem of Civilian Authority in the Early Republic; 15 Negroes and the Seminole War, 1835â#x80;#x93;1842; 16 ""Some Prefer the Seminoles"": Violence and Disorder Among Soldiers and Settlers in the Second Seminole War; 17 General John E. Wool in Cherokee Country, 1836â#x80;#x93;1837: A Reinterpretation
18 The Origins of the Frémont Expeditions: John J. Abert and the Scientific Exploration of the Trans-Mississippi West19 Army Officers' Attitudes Towards Indians, 1830â#x80;#x93;1860; 20 Officers and Politicians: The Origins of Army Politics in the United States Before the Civil War; 21 Professionalization in the U.S. Army Officer Corps During the Age of Jackson; 22 Knowledge, Interest and the Limits of Military Professionalism: The Discourse on American Coastal Defence, 1815â#x80;#x93;1860; 23 Manifest Destiny and Military Professionalism: Junior U.S. Army Officers
24 United States Army Officers Fight the ""Patriot War"": Responses to Filibustering on the Canadian Border, 1837â#x80;#x93;1839PART IV 1846â#x80;#x93;1861; 25 Young American Males and Filibustering in the Age of Manifest Destiny: The United States Army as a Cultural Mirror; 26 Filibusters and Regular Troops in San Francisco, 1851â#x80;#x93;1855; 27 The Struggle Between Sectionalism and Nationalism at Ante-Bellum West Point, 1830â#x80;#x93;1861; 28 The Velvet Glove: The Army during the Secession Crisis in California, 1860â#x80;#x93;1861
5 General Wilkinson's Vendetta with General Wayne: Politics and Command in the American Army, 1791â#x80;#x93;17966 Jefferson, Meriwether Lewis, and the Reduction of the United States Army; 7 The Antinavalists: The Opponents of Naval Expansion in the Early National Period; 8 James Madison and the Coercion of Great Britain: Canada, the West Indies, and the War of 1812; 9 The Fog and Friction of Frontier War: The Role of Logistics in American Offensive Failure during the War of 1812; 10 High Army Leadership in the Era of the War of 1812: The Making and Remaking of the Officer Corps; PART III 1815â#x80;#x93;1846
Notes "First published 2005 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (Ebsco, viewed January 31, 2018)
Subject Military art and science -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Military art and science -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
HISTORY -- Military -- Other.
Military art and science.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science.
United States -- History, Military -- To 1900.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
Author Watson, Samuel J., editor.
ISBN 1351125567
9781351125567