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Lincoln on trial southern civilians and the law of war

Title
Lincoln on trial [electronic resource] : southern civilians and the law of war / Burrus M. Carnahan.
Author
Carnahan, Burrus M., 1944-
Publication
Louisville : University Press of Kentucky, c2010.

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1 online resource (165 p.)
Uniform Title
Lincoln on trial (Online)
Alternative Title
Lincoln on trial (Online)
Subjects
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-154) and index.
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  • Access restricted to authorized users.
Contents
Introduction : crisis at Baltimore -- "With the law of war in time of war" : applying international law to a civil war -- "Property, both of enemies and friends, may be taken when needed" : seizure and destruction of civilian property -- "Strong measures, deemed indispensable but harsh at best" : retaliation and guerrilla warfare -- "War, at the best, is terrible" : devastation and command responsibility -- "Can you get near enough to throw shells into the city?" : personal injury to civilians -- Conclusion: "Government should not act for revenge".
LCCN
2009040204
Author
Carnahan, Burrus M., 1944-
Title
Lincoln on trial [electronic resource] : southern civilians and the law of war / Burrus M. Carnahan.
Imprint
Louisville : University Press of Kentucky, c2010.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-154) and index.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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