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John Fabian Witt is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, a professor of history at Yale University, and a 2010 Guggenheim Foundation fellow. His writing has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Slate, and the Harvard Law Review. He is the author of two previous books on the history of American law: Patriots and Cosmopolitans and The Accidental Republic.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Military law -- United States -- History.
War -- United States -- History.
War and emergency legislation -- United States -- History.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.
War (International law) -- History.
HISTORY / Military / General. -- bisacsh
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military. -- bisacsh
LAW / Military. -- bisacsh