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For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Brian R. McEnany

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Many histories have been written about West Point and some of its famous graduates, but very few address an entire class. For Brotherhood and Duty is a narrative history of the Class of 1862 from the ... More


Aspirations

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The first part describes West Point at the onset of the Civil War. It introduces the reader to members of the Class of 1862, explains academic and cadet life, and follows the cadets through four ... More


Crises of Conscience

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

During the summer of 1860, political campaigns, the split in the Democratic Party, and sectionalism further increased tensions between cadets. As a result of the election of Lincoln and initial ... More


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