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Author Kastenberg, Joshua E., 1967-

Title The blackstone of military law [electronic resource] : Colonel William Winthrop / Joshua E. Kastenberg ; Martin Gordon, consulting editor.

Imprint Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 342 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-342).
Contents A privileged lineage -- From youth to Yale : the making of a legal mind -- Bostonian lawyer with stirrings of abolitionism -- Frontier lawyer in the Minnesota Territory -- The Winthrop brothers go to war -- A sharpshooter on the Peninsula Campaign -- From Second Manassas to Fredericksburg : "I had some pretty close escapes" -- Civil War judge advocate -- Professionalizing a "Constitutional Army" in a time of uncertainty : 1865-1895 -- Professionalizing the practice of military law : Winthrop's influence cemented -- Marriage and field service under the command of John M. Schofield -- West Point professor to the end of a career -- Epilogue : retirement and death.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Winthrop, William, 1831-1899.
Judge advocates -- United States -- Biography.
Lawyers -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Biography.
Lawyers -- Minnesota -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780810861770 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0810861771 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780810863019 (ebook)
0810863014 (ebook)

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