From conciliation to conquest : the sack of Athens and the court-martial of Colonel John B. Turchin /
In the summer of 1862, the U.S. Army court martialed Colonel John B. Turchin, a Russian-born Union officer, for "outrages" committed by his troops in Athens, Alabama. By modern standards, the outrages were minor: stores looted, safes cracked, and homes vandalized. There was one documented...
University of Alabama Press,
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