New York State Society of the Cincinnati: Biographies of Original Members and Other Continental Officers (review)

@article{Aimone2005NewYS,
  title={New York State Society of the Cincinnati: Biographies of Original Members and Other Continental Officers (review)},
  author={A. C. Aimone},
  journal={The Journal of Military History},
  year={2005},
  volume={69},
  pages={231 - 232}
}
  • A. C. Aimone
  • Published 2005
  • History
  • The Journal of Military History
European armies. The author then relates this basic social-economic split to each of the topics that form the core of her analysis. She discusses the fixation of officers on personal honor, even as soldiers dealt with far more fundamental matters of survival. She finds major differences in punishments meted out to soldiers (everything from floggings to running the gauntlet and, in extreme situations, execution) as compared to officers (from public or private reprimands to dismissal from the… Expand