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New Bedford's Civil War

Earl Mulderink, III

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book examines the social, political, economic, and military history of New Bedford, Massachusetts, in the nineteenth century, with a focus on the Civil War homefront from 1861 to 1865 and on the ... More


The Other Ranks

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Just as the officer corps was drawn from a narrow section of the upper and middle class, so the other ranks of the army continued to be drawn almost entirely from the most socially deprived elements ... More


A Volunteer War

Catriona Pennell

in A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199590582
eISBN:
9780191738777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590582.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter looks closely at the importance of volunteerism in the British experience of ‘entering’ war and, in particular, questions whether enlistment to the army was indicative of enthusiasm for ... More


“I Never Slept As Cold in My Life.”: Letters 31 through 48 Letters 31 through 48 October 1861 through March 1862

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Dick and Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to their family in South Carolina dated from October 1861 to March 1862. These letters are about their recovery from measles and their ... More


“I Believe God Is With Us.”: Letters 49 through 61 Letters 49 through 61 April 1862 through August 1862

Guy R. Everson and Edward H. Simpson

in “far, Far From Home”: The Wartime Letters of Dick and Tally Simpson Third South Carolina Volunteers

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195086645
eISBN:
9780199853946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195086645.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Dick and Tally Simpsonsʼ wartime letters to their family in South Carolina dated from April to August 1862. These letters contained nothing specific except that Tally made the ... More


The Reformation of the Army, Home Forces, 1940–1943

David French

in Raising Churchill’s Army: The British Army and the War against Germany 1919-1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246304
eISBN:
9780191697562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246304.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the reformation of the British Army and Home Forces during the period from 1940 to 1943. Even after the shock of the defeat in the Battle of Dunkirk, not much was done to alter ... More


“Citizen-Soldiers of Massachusetts”: New Bedford's Volunteers in the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on volunteers who fought for New Bedford in the Civil War while representing their home, state, and country. These men were known as “citizen-soldiers,” the predominantly white ... More


“Boys, I Only Did My Duty”: New Bedford's Black Soldiers in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

New Bedford's enlistees in the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment would acquire fame greater than the city's white soldiers as they fought for the Union, for equal pay, and for an end to ... More


Administration of Military Affairs

Chŏng Yagyong

in Admonitions on Governing the People: Manual for All Administrators

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260917
eISBN:
9780520947702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260917.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This section of the book provides the English translation of six chapters in Book VIII of Mongmin simsŏ on administration for district magistrates. The chapters discuss the following: enlistment for ... More


The Historical Experience Prior to 1815

Ian Brownlie

in International Law and the Use of Force by States

Published in print:
1963
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198251583
eISBN:
9780191681332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198251583.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the historical experience before the year 1815. The early Christian Church refused to accept war as moral in any circumstances and until A.D. 170 Christians were forbidden to ... More


Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Walter D. Kamphoefner and Wolfgang Helbich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. Yet little attention has been paid to their daily lives-both ... More


Military Scotland in the Age of Proto-globalisation, c. 1690 to c. 1815

Andrew Mackillop

in A Global Force: War, Identities and Scotland's Diaspora

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474402736
eISBN:
9781474422499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402736.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter considers the way in which military service acted as an agent of mobility and a means of extending global networks. In the long eighteenth century. The so-called military economy ... More


The Captive Body: Individual Recruitment

Ian Haynes

in Blood of the Provinces: The Roman Auxilia and the Making of Provincial Society from Augustus to the Severans

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199655342
eISBN:
9780191758300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655342.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

Rome’s harvesting of provincial manpower was an unprecedented achievement with extraordinary consequences. Her exploitation of the ‘human resource’ of provincial manpower was as vital to the Empire’s ... More


The Choked Voice of a Race, at Last: Unloosed African Americans and Civil War Music

Christian McWhirter

in Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835500
eISBN:
9781469601861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882627_mcwhirter.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the introduction of African American music to white audiences during the Civil War. Minstrelsy, one of the most popular genres of American music, was specifically designed to ... More


The Feminized War

Alice Fahs

in The Imagined Civil War: Popular Literature of the North and South, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807825815
eISBN:
9781469604268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899298_fahs.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on stories and vignettes on the role of women in the war effort. Articles, illustrations, and stories emphasized the importance of women's domestic labor for the war effort, ... More


A Divided Kingdom: Comparisons of British and Irish Recruiting

Timothy Bowman, William Butler, and Michael Wheatley

in The Disparity of Sacrifice: Irish Recruitment to the British Armed Forces, 1914-1918

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621853
eISBN:
9781800341630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621853.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses recruiting differences within Ireland and between Britain and Ireland.In recent years, historians have focused on similarities, notably concerning the issue of agricultural ... More


The Habeas Corpus Strand of Restraints on Government

Eric M. Freedman

in Making Habeas Work: A Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479870974
eISBN:
9781479802470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479870974.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Utilizing primarily cases from the War of 1812, this Chapter illustrates the power and limitations of the writ in restraining government. Positive examples include state habeas challenges to military ... More


Families of the Soldiers during the War

Richard M. Reid

in Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831748
eISBN:
9781469602264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837276_reid.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes enlistment, for many African Americans, as a time fraught with worries about the families, friends, and dependents they were leaving behind to an uncertain fate. As black Union ... More


Irish Rebels, Southern Rebels: The Irish Join the Confederate Army

David T. Gleeson

in The Green and the Gray: The Irish in the Confederate States of America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607566
eISBN:
9781469612508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607566.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the Irish enlistment in the Confederate Army. The Irish who wished to remain in the southern states were compelled to switch their allegiance to the new Confederate States of ... More


“With Rifle and Gun”

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter details Kantorowicz' life in the army with the outbreak of World War I. Kantorowicz enlisted in August 14, 1914. His speed in enlisting was typical. Tens of thousands of young German ... More


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