For Brotherhood and Duty
The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862 (American Warriors)
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During the tense months leading up to the American Civil War, the cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point continued their education even as the nation threatened to dissolve around them. Students from both the North and South struggled to understand events such as John Brown's Raid, the secession of eleven states from the Union, and the attack on Fort Sumter. By graduation day, half the class of 1862 had resigned; only twenty-eight remained, and their class motto -- "Joined.
University Press of Kentucky, 9780813174013, 508pp.
Publication Date: June 23, 2017