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Curmudgeons, Drunkards, & Outright Fools: Courts-Martial of Civil War Union Colonels

by Lowry, Thomas P. and Davis, William C.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Retail Price: $17.95
Issue: Spring 2004
ISBN: 0803280246

Lowry presents the stories of 50 colonels who were a part of a court-martial during the Civil War. Each colonel's activity and the basics from the case are presented. In addition to these narratives the author also provides a statistical analysis of court-martials in the Union army.

review of Curmudgeons, Drunkards, & Outright Fools: Courts-Martial of Civil War Union Colonels, by Lowry, Thomas P., Civil War Book Review, (Spring 2004).