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Draftees or volunteers

John Whiteclay Chambers

Draftees or volunteers

a documentary history of the debate over military conscription in the United States, 1787-1973

by John Whiteclay Chambers

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Draft -- United States -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 649-656.

      Statementby John Whiteclay Chambers II.
      SeriesThe Garland library of war and peace
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUB343 .C48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination656 p. :
      Number of Pages656
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5061715M
      ISBN 100824004507
      LC Control Number74026535

        Overall, how has the all-volunteer military performed? BOWMAN: You know, it's performed quite well. Since the end of the draft in you've . Tennessee Volunteers Draft - A Comprehensive List of Draft Information.

      Pennsylvania Military Records. USA (1,,) > Pennsylvania (62,) > Pennsylvania Military Records (1,) Statewide Military Records. Revolutionary War Pensioner Census Ancestry. A Dictionary of All Officers Who Have Been Commissioned, in the Army of the United States Ancestry. A brief history of the Fourth Pennsylvania Veteran Cavalry, embracing organization, reunions, dedication. Books: Bernstein, Iver, The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War. New York: Oxford University Press, Mitchell, Memory F., Legal Aspects of Conscription and Exemption in North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC: University of North Carolina Press, Murdock,Eugene C., Patriotism Limited The Civil War.

        Although only 25 percent of the military force in the combat zones were draftees, the system of conscription caused many young American men to volunteer for the armed forces in order to have more of a choice of which division in the military they would serve. The Draft in the Civil War The initial war fever soon dissipated in both the North and South, and each side was compelled to resort to conscription. The South instituted a draft in , requiring three years of service for those selected between the ages of 18 and 35; later, as the war prospects dimmed, the pool was enlarged by taking in ages.


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Draftees or volunteers a documentary history of the debate over military conscription in the United States, by John Whiteclay Chambers Published by Garland Pub.

in New York. Written in EnglishPages: The new Fourth Edition with page Index Order Book. Joining the War at Sea Draftees or Volunteers; U.S.

Military Draft and Pearl Harbor. Draftees or volunteers. An analysis of contemporary military personnel policies, suggested alternatives and proposals for a new kind of military, (Book, ) [] Get this from a library.

Draftees or volunteers: a documentary history of the debate over military conscription in the United States, The volunteer military has not been seriously tested in combat, and now that hostilities in the Persian Gulf are a real possibility, a number of observers are advocating a return to the draft.

Army and USAF volunteers outnumber draftees Draftees or volunteers book in July. Requests for volunteers shall be submitted in writing by interested staff, complete with a draft position description and a requested timeframe.

All parties should understand that the recruitment of volunteers is enhanced by creative and interesting jobs and by advance notice.

The Volunteer Management Department reserves the right to refuse to. Year drafted Round drafted Pick drafted Overall pick in draft Team drafted to Name Position 4 9 36 Giants: Gene Rose: E 6 2 52 Cardinals: Phil Dickens: RB 10 6 86 Bears: Walt Wood B 11 1 91 Cardinals: Bowden Wyatt: E 1 1 1 Cardinals: George Cafego: QB 6 6 46 Lions: Jim Rike C 11 5 95 Rams: Boyd Clay T 13 8 Redskins.

Myth: Most Vietnam veterans were drafted. 2/3 of the men who served in Vietnam were volunteers. 2/3 of the men who served in World War II were drafted. [Westmoreland] Approximately 70% of those killed were volunteers. Many men volunteered for the draft so even some of the draftees were actually volunteers.

Chambers II, John Whiteclay, ed. Draftees or Volunteers: A Documentary History of the Debate over Military Conscription in the United States, –, () () () External links.

The dictionary definition of conscription at Wiktionary "What It Was Like to be Drafted," The New York Times, "Vietnam '67," J In Lieu of a Draft: A History of the rd Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment documents the daily chores of camp life and the long hours spent waiting to engage the enemy, Historian James I.

Robertson, Jr. has noted that soldiers spent "more time in camp than on marches and in battle combined." This book presents the uncensored story and explores 5/5(2). But you are not liable for service until your draft board reaches your name, under rules that put all “volunteer inductees” ahead of those who wait; all older men ahead of younger ones; all non-fathers before fathers.

— The upshot is that in the “call” men in May, for example, most will be volunteers. When your nonprofit starts attracting volunteers, it can be an exciting time of growth and community for everyone involved. However, when volunteers start streaming in, it can be overwhelming to onboard, train, and even manage all of them.

It's a significant problem to have, but your organization can create systems and standards to support your volunteers. The Draft in Context. The military draft brought the war to the American home front. During the Vietnam War era, between andthe U.S.

military drafted million American men out of an eligible pool of 27 million. What is true is that the vast majority of men complied and registered for the draft and then served, if drafted—not quick to volunteer, but not unwilling to serve.

In the end, over 70% of American Army troops were conscripts, truly “a new thing in our history,” compared to 8% of Union troops, where a draftee. Online Civil War Indexes, Records and RostersA Genealogy Guide General Civil War Records Websites. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System indexes about million Civil War soldiers ; An alternate version of this database can be found at FamilySearch here: United States Civil War Soldiers Index Ancestry's Civil War Collection (requires payment) includes.

Most of U.S. soldiers drafted during the Vietnam War were men from poor and working-class families. The least political power sections were mistreated. As a matter of fact, American forces in Vietnam included twenty-five percent poor, fifty-five percent working-class, twenty percent middle-class men, but very few came from upper-classes families.

Volunteer with one of these amazing literary organizations, and you're certain to make a huge difference. National No matter where you're living, it's likely that there's a chapter of Author: Melissa Ragsdale. Induction Statistics The following shows the number of men who were inducted into military service through the Selective Service System during the major 20th century conflicts.

The last man inducted entered the U.S. Army on J during the last draft conducted. But in reality, only one-third of Vietnam-era veterans entered the military through the draft, far lower than the 66 percent drafted in World War II.

It was the best-educated and most egalitarian military force in America's history -- and with the advent of the all-volunteer military, is likely to remain so.Lineage Book, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Indiana: Ancestry List of Officers of the Navy of the United States and.

While conscript armies proved indispensable, and even the British in and the Americans in began to draft men, significant numbers of volunteers also served in the First World War.

Most famously, in Britain 2, men volunteered, the vast majority in the first half of hostilities.