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    • A Savage War

    • A Military History of the Civil War
    • By: Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, Williamson Murray
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 24 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The Civil War represented a momentous change in the character of war. It combined the projection of military might across a continent on a scale never before seen with an unprecedented mass mobilization of peoples. Yet despite the revolutionizing aspects of the Civil War, its leaders faced the same uncertainties that have vexed combatants since the days of Thucydides and the Peloponnesian War.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A Book about Conclusions

    • By Terry Masters on 10-18-17

    Regular price: $41.99

    • West Pointers and the Civil War

    • The Old Army in War and Peace
    • By: Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The task for those in charge of professionalizing the military in the first half of the nineteenth century and transforming it from a militia-led army to a highly disciplined standing army was a difficult job. Americans had long supported a tradition of militia and distrusted professional soldiers.

    Regular price: $19.56