The American Civil War and the Origins of Modern Warfare (Paperback)

Ideas, Organization, and Field Command

By Edward Hagerman

Indiana University Press, 9780253207159, 384pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 1992

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"... a major contribution to our knowledge of the place of the Civil War in the history of warfare.... I have long hoped for a sound history of Civil War military staffs... I need hope no more; Hagerman has covered this subject also, with the same assured expertness that he gives to tactics and technology." --Russell F. Weigley

"... this fine book deserves a place on the shelves of all military historians in this country and abroad." --American Historical Review

"... a first rate book... impressive... an imposing work... " --Journal of American History

"This book is filled with enlightening information.... ought to be a standard for many years to come and should be required reading for any serious Civil War military historian." --Journal of Southern History