Harvard University Press
War! What is it Good For? - Professional Reform War birthed the United States and the nation has rarely stopped fighting since its inception. During the long nineteenth century, the U.S. stumbled through the War of 1812 against its former colonial ruler, increased its territorial possessions via w....
"Preparing For War: The Emergence Of The Modern U.s. Army, 1815-1917,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 19
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol19/iss3/24