Citizen Soldiers in the War of 1812

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Citizen Soldiers in the War of 1812 - Skeen, Carl Edward

Americans' ingrained fear of a standing army created a system in which the disaster of the 1812 Detroit campaign was much more common than Andrew Jackson's triumphant defense of New Orleans. During the War of 1812, state militias were intended to be the primary fighting forces. Unfortunately, while militiamen showed willingness to fight, they were ...

Citizen Soldiers in the War of 1812 1998, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington

ISBN-13: 9780813120898

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