James W. Wensyel

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James W. Wensyel retired with the rank of colonel after a career in the U.S. Army.

Articles by this Contributor

April/may 1981

Encamped above the Hudson for the last, hard winter of the Revolution, the officers of the Continental Army began to talk mutiny. It would be up to their harried commander to defend the most precious principle of the infant nation—the supremacy of civilian rule .

April 1994

Alone among all American battlefields, the scene of the Civil War’s costliest encounter is patrolled by government-licensed historians who keep alive for visitors the memory of what happened there