Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. A. Stanley Trickett


Although long interesed in the dramatic aspects of military history, I must admit that I had little interest in the subject of military reform until the autumn of 1964. In a seminar conducted by Dr. A. Stanley Trickett on the reform movements in ninetheenth century Britian, I became aware of the miltary reforms which Edward Cardwell instituted in the British Army during his secretaryship at the War Office between 1868 and 1874. After writing a seminar paper on one aspect of the Cardwell reforms, I became deepy interested in all the military reforms which he introduced. This thesis is the result of that interest...


A Thesis Presented to the Department of History and the Faculty of the College of Graduate Studies University of Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright 1966 Dennis R. Dubs

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