Assault at West Point the court-martial of Johnson Whittaker by John F. Marszalek

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Published by Collier Books, Macmillan Pub. Co., Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (State),
  • West Point.,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Whittaker, Johnson Chesnut, 1858-1931 -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • United States Military Academy -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Trials (Military offenses) -- New York (State) -- West Point.,
  • Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States.,
  • African American soldiers -- History -- 19th century.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJohn F. Marszalek.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF7642.W47 M35 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 330 p. :
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1431398M
ISBN 100020345151
LC Control Number93042861

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