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Battle of Cold Harbor

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The final battle in Ulysses S. Grant's Wilderness to Petersburg Campaign in June 1864. It was won by the Union under Grant's command, though with heavy casualties, and Grant noted ...

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Battle of Cold Harbor

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The final battle in Ulysses S. Grant's Wilderness to Petersburg Campaign in June 1864. It was won by the Union under Grant's command, though with heavy casualties, and Grant noted ...

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Cold Harbor, Battle of

Edited by John Whiteclay Chambers.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 10 words.

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Cold Harbor, Battle of

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 66 words.

the final battle in Ulysses S. Grant's Wilderness to Petersburg Campaign in June 1864. It was won by

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William Preston Johnston

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1831–99) Confederate army officer with a Kentucky regiment, born in Louisville, Kentucky. Johnston became aide-de-camp to Jefferson Davis and saw action at the battles of Seven Pines...

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Laurence Massillon Keitt

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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(1824–64) Confederate army officer with a South Carolina infantry regiment, born in Orangeburg District, South Carolina. He saw little fighting until 1864 at the battle of Cold...

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Trench Warfare Under Grant & Lee

Earl J. Hess.

September 2007; p ublished online July 2014 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas. 336 pages.

This book's study of armies and fortifications turns to the 1864 Overland Campaign to cover battles from the Wilderness to Cold Harbor. Drawing on meticulous research in primary sources and...

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Charles Devens

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1820–91) Union army officer born in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Devens participated in the Peninsular Campaign (1862) and in the battles of Fair Oaks, Fredericksburg(both 1862, where his...

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Analogies at War

Jens Meierhenrich.

in Journal of Conflict and Security Law

January 2006; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 17407 words.

Silent enim leges inter arma

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What is war, as we now use the term? What are the consequences thereof for...

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Towards the International Rule of Law in Cyberspace: Contrasting Chinese and Western Approaches

Zhixiong Huang and Kubo Mačák.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

June 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 17104 words.

Abstract

China and Western countries have repeatedly portrayed each other as potential or actual adversaries in cyberspace. Yet, both sides proclaim that they...

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The Bush Doctrine Revisited: The 2006 National Security Strategy of the USA

Christine Gray.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

November 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 11774 words.

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In its 2006 National Security Strategy, the USA reaffirms the controversial doctrine of pre-emptive self-defence as crucial in the “war on terror”...

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Three Paradigms of Corporate Responsibility in International Law

Doreen Lustig.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

July 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Transnational Crime. 10741 words.

The original question in the United States Supreme Court proceedings in Kiobel was whether multinational companies could be held liable under the Alien Tort Statute (ATS). But the focus of...

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Far Be It from Thee to Slay the Righteous with the Wicked: An Historical and Historiographical Sketch of the Bellicose Debate Concerning the Distinction between Jus ad Bellum and Jus in Bello

JHH Weiler and Abby Deshman.

in European Journal of International Law

February 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 20623 words.

The question whether jus in bello and jus ad bellum should interact, or remain in hermet ically sealed spheres, has generated a voluminous and vociferous body of contemporary...

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Douglas, William Lewis

Jill Massino.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1058 words.

Douglas, William Lewis (22 August 1845–17 September 1924), shoe manufacturer and governor, was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the son of William Douglas, a sailor, and Mary C. Vaughan....

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State Responsibility for Genocide

Marko Milanović.

in European Journal of International Law

June 2006; p ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 29450 words.

‘Crimes against international law are committed by men, not by abstract entities, and only by punishing individuals who commit such crimes can the provisions of...

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Part IV Judicial Responses, 25 The ‘Push-Pull’ of the Law of War: The Rule of Law and Military Commissions

Christopher Kannady, Peter Masciola and Michel Paradis.

in Counter-Terrorism

January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 33 pages. 15544 words.

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