The Civil War in British Military Thought

  title={The Civil War in British Military Thought},
  author={Nimrod Tal},
  • Nimrod Tal
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science
  • From the outset the Civil War caught the British military’s attention. For its scale and scope, because of politicians’ involvement in military affairs and generals’ intervention in politics, for the introduction of new technologies, and for its actual and potential impact on their country, British officers observed closely the American conflict. As Hugh Dubrulle has argued, during the war British military men looked almost solely to the Confederacy for positive lessons. Professionally, Britons… CONTINUE READING