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MILH531 - Strategy, Tactics & Leadership of the American Revolution


This course is an examination of the American Revolution with emphasis on the operational contributions of American and British military leadership. Students assess the basic concepts and principles of the war’s strategic and operational levels, the tactical employment of forces, and the element of leadership to the planning and execution of the war by both sides. Special emphasis is on comparing and contrasting American and British peer-level commanders.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: War for America, 1775-1783
ISBN: 9780803281929
Publication Info: Univ. of Nebraska Reprint, 1993
Author: MacKesy, Piers
Unit Cost: $38.35
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Battles of the Revolutionary War: 1775-1781
ISBN: 9780306813290
Publication Info: Reprint Edition. New York: Da Capo Press, 2003
Author: Wood, W. J. and John S. D. Eisenhower
Unit Cost: $21.40
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A