Lincoln S Code

Author: John Fabian Witt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416576177
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Authors of the “harrowing” (Time) and “adrenaline-laced” (The New York Times) insider memoir SEAL Team Six, Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin bring their bestselling talents and hardcore field experience to a riveting novel of a ...

Lincoln And The Democrats

Author: Mark E. Neely, Jr
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107036267
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The so-called laws of war were for the first time in American history codified by
the Lincoln administration as General Orders No. 100, of April 24, 1863. They
were drafted for the most part by law professor Francis Lieber at the direction of
General Henry W. Halleck. What is notable, besides the landmark codification of
the laws that restrained soldiers from killing prisoners of war and committing
other atrocities, was that the code was a product of the executive branch. The
United States ...

Journal Of The Civil War Era

Author: William A. Blair
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469615983
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Grant Gilmore, The Ages of American Law (New Haven: Yale University Press,
1979), 111. 2. Quoted in John Fabian Witt, Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in
American History (New York: Free Press, 2012), 181–82. 3. The text of Lieber's
lecture notes are in the Francis Lieber Papers, 1780–1873, box 3, folders 15–18,
Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. 4. There are a
variety of copies of General Orders No. 100. The most commonly cited ones are
the ...

Lincoln The Law And Presidential Leadership

Author: Charles M. Hubbard
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 0809334542
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Code: The Laws of War in American History (New York: Free Press, 2012), 157–
64; Carnahan, Act of Justice, 65–70. 10. Stanton to Wool, February 11, 1862,
Official Records, ser. 2, vol. 3, 254. 11. Don E. Fehrenbacher and Virginia
Fehrenbacher, eds., Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln (Stanford, CA:
Stanford University Press, 1996), 106. 12. David Donald, ed., Inside Lincoln's
Cabinet: The Civil War Diaries of Salmon P. Chase (New York: Longmans, Green
and Company, ...

Lincoln S Autocrat

Author: William Marvel
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469622505
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Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History. New Woodworth, Steven E
., ed. The Musick of the Mocking Birds, the Roar of the Cannon: The Civil War
Diary and Letters of William Winters. Lincoln: Young, John Russell. Around the
World with General Grant. New York: American News Co., 1879. Reprinted;
abridged, edited, and with an introduction by Michael Fellman. Baltimore: Johns
Hopkins University Press, 2002. Younger, Edward, ed. Inside the Confederate
Government: ...

Lincoln On Trial

Author: Burrus M. Carnahan
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813139449
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This stylishly written work departs from previous studies by framing the issue from Lincoln's perspective. Carnahan's thorough examination of the president's war policies offers new insights regarding his wartime behavior and his character.

The 1863 Laws Of War

Author: US War Department
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811701334
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The "rules of warfare" and "government of the army" as they existed in the American Civil War All 101 Articles of War as amended through June 1863 including the famous Lieber Code (General Orders No. 100), directed by President Lincoln, ...

Opposing Perspectives On The Drone Debate

Author: B. Strawser
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137432632
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Herecently published Killing by Remote Control: TheEthics ofan Unmanned
Military(Oxford University Press, 2013),an editedvolume onthemany moral issues
raisedby drone warfare. John FabianWitt istheAllenH. DuffyClass of1960
Professorof Lawat Yale LawSchool. His most recent book, Lincoln's Code: The
Laws ofWar in American History, was awarded the 2013 Bancroft Prize, was
afinalist for the Pulitzer Prize,was selected for the American Bar Association's
Silver Gavel Award ...

University Of California Irvine Law Review

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For all the excitement inherent in the subject, lately I've come to feel that the field
of the history of the laws of war inspires dismay. I find myself thinking, as the great
Civil War historian James Randall did in 1950, that “to read the laws and customs
of war is a disheartening business.” Randall is not alone. The French intellectual
Diderot beat him to the punch by almost two centuries, when in his advice to
Catherine the Great for the creation of a Russian university he warned that
nothing ...