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Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-154) and index.
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Introduction : crisis at Baltimore "With the law of war in time of war" : applying international law to a civil war "Property, both of enemies and friends, may be taken when needed" : seizure and destruction of civilian property "Strong measures, deemed indispensable but harsh at best" : retaliation and guerrilla warfare "War, at the best, is terrible" : devastation and command responsibility "Can you get near enough to throw shells into the city?" : personal injury to civilians Conclusion: "Government should not act for revenge".