Oath of Officers

Tillman, Seth Barrett (2015) Oath of Officers. Claremont Review of Books, 15 (3).

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Seth Barrett Tillman, Letter to the Editor, Oath of Officers, 15(3) Claremont Review of Books 11, Summer 2015. My letter comments on Mackubin Thomas Owens’ article: 'General of the Lost Cause' from the prior Spring 2015 issue. Owens argues that former-Union officers, who resigned from the Union armed forces and then fought for the Confederacy, violated the oaths to uphold the U.S. Constitution. I argue that their resignation (arguably) discharged their prior oaths.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Oath of Officers; Mackubin Owen; General of the Lost Cause;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Law
Item ID: 7002
Depositing User: Seth Tillman
Date Deposited: 02 Mar 2016 11:26
Journal or Publication Title: Claremont Review of Books
Publisher: Claremont Institute
Refereed: No

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