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General Upton: Tactics

Discuss the views and ideas of Emory Upton. Why were his views rejected by the U.S. Army and Government?

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General Brigadier Upton was quite famous for a number of things having to do with the military. His publication known as Military Policy is one of the most widely recognized for its progressive and effective emphases, such as a standing regular army, regular promotions of soldiers based on how well they perform in exams, and to go along with that ...

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The tactics of General Brigadier Upton and the employment of such, both in the Civil War and long after, are explored in brief.