Military Justice or Revenge Killings Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Military Justice or Revenge Killings
This paper examines one incident of the Civil War and discusses whether it concerns military justice or revenge killings.
# 126916 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer discusses the massacre at Shelton Laurel, North Carolina in the Civil War using Phillip Paludan's 'Victims A True Story of the Civil War' as a basis.

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"The purpose of Phillip Shaw Paludan's book 'Victims A True Story of the Civil War' is to describe a single incident taking place in the southern Appalachian region during the Civil War in which a group of men accused of being Unionists or Union sympathizers were summarily arrested and executed by the Confederate military. The question to be answered in this essay is whether or not the meaning of these few deaths has significance in the context of the large number of men ..."

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