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Lincoln's Code

The Laws of War in American History

Lincoln's Code( )
Author: Witt, John Fabian
ISBN:978-1-4165-6983-1
Publication Date:Sep 2012
Publisher:Free Press
Imprint:Free Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $32.00
Book Description:

Pulitzer Prize Finalist Bancroft Prize Winner ABA Silver Gavel Award Winner A New York Times Notable Book of the Year In the closing days of 1862, just three weeks before Emancipation, the administration of Abraham Lincoln commissioned a code setting forth the laws of war for US armies. It announced standards of conduct in wartime—concerning torture, prisoners of war, civilians, spies, and slaves—that shaped the course of the Civil War....
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Book Details
Pages:512
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Law / Military
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
History / Military / United States
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.6 Inches
Book Weight:1.64 Pounds



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