Discipline and the Union Army
History and Philosophy
The article discusses military discipline in the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War, with the author emphasizing the development of a unique military criminal justice system. The author explains the influence of increased use of volunteer forces on the development of disciplinary measures. Crimes discussed include insubordination, desertion, and theft. The operations of courts-martial are also detailed.
Ramold, S. J. (2011). Discipline and the Union Army. North & South: The Official Magazine of the Civil War Society, 13(4), 44–51.