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The Cleveland Grays: An Urban Military Company, 1837-1919

by Vourlojanis, George N.
Publisher: Kent State University Press
Retail Price: $12.00
Issue: Summer 2002
ISBN: 0873386787

Vourloijanis uses the Cleveland Grays as a case study for the changing role of the militia in America. Most voluntary militia had the markings of an elite social organization, with members from the upper economic classes. Vourlojianis shows how the Cleveland Grays distinguished themselves and protected their community through the Civil War and beyond.

review of The Cleveland Grays: An Urban Military Company, 1837-1919, by Vourlojanis, George N., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2002).