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...

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Main Author: Bradley, George C., 1947-
Other Authors: Dahlen, Richard L., -2002.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2006.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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