Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The U.S. Constitution as War Hero

The Role of the Constitution in the Civil War is the title of the inaugural Omar N. Bradley Memorial Lecture delivered earlier this month at the Army War College by Mark E. Neeley, Jr. “I don’t think it would be an overstatement to say that the constitution was a war hero during the Civil War,” Professor Neely said. “I tend to believe that it set the conditions for the north winning the war.”