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By Matthew Strange

ISBN-10: 1422217787

ISBN-13: 9781422217788

ISBN-10: 1422218511

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From an remoted and inward-looking new kingdom clinging to the East Coast, the US within the 1800s grew in measurement, energy, and army may well. From the struggle of 1812 to the century-long campaigns of conquest opposed to local American peoples, territorial growth via conflict with Mexico to the nice nationwide tragedy that used to be the Civil struggle, American squaddies and sailors solid a practice of satisfaction and heroism that's a part of our nationwide history. occasionally erroneous, occasionally really encouraged, nineteenth-century the US produced a number of the maximum army leaders and witnessed many of the bloodiest battles in our heritage. behind the curtain, and infrequently ignored in our legitimate histories, the lifetime of America's citizen squaddies was once a difficult and brutal one. Patriotism, heroism, and human folly all mix within the tale of the roots of America's upward thrust to the prestige of worldwide army power.

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