Quartermaster General of the Union Army: A Biography ofM. C. Meigs. New York: Columbia University Press, 1959.
Towards an American Army: Military Thought from Washington to Marshall. New York: Columbia University Press, 1962. Reprint, Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1974.
History of the United States Army. A title in the Macmillan Wars of America Series, edited by Louis Morton. New York: Macmillan; London: Collier Macmillan, 1967. Enlarged edition, Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1984.
(editor) The American Military: Readings in the History of the Military in American Society. A title in the Themes and Social Forces in American History Series, edited by Robin W. Winks. Reading, MA, Menlo Park, CA, and London: AddisonWesley, 1969.
The Partisan War: The South Carolina Campaign of 1780-1782. Tricentennial Booklet No. 2, Published for the South Carolina Tricentennial Commission. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1970.
The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy. A title in the Macmillan Wars of America Series, edited by Louis Morton. New York: Macmillan; London: Collier Macmillan, 1973. Paperback edition, Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press, 1977.
(editor) New Dimensions in Military History: An Anthology. San Rafael, CA: Presidio, 1976.
(editor, with Nicholas B. Wainwright and Edwin Wolf II) Philadelphia: A 300-Year History. New York and London: Norton, 1982.
Eisenhower's Lieutenants: The Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-1945. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1981; London: Sedgwick & Jackson, 1981. Paperback edition, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.
The Age of Battles: The Quest for Decisive Warfare from Breitenfeld to Waterloo. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1981. Paperback edition, London: Pimlico, 1993.
A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Essays and Chapters
"The Elihu Root Reforms and the Progressive Era." In William Geffen, ed., Command and Commanders in Modem Warfare: Proceedings of the second Military History Symposium, U.S. Air Force Academy, 2-3 May 1968. Reprinted in William Geffen, ed., Commanders in Modem Warfare: The Proceedings of the second Military History Symposium, U.S. Air Force Academy, 2-3 May 1968 (Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History and U.S. Air Force Academy, 1971), 11-27.
"The Role of the War Department and the Army." In Dorothy Borg and Shumpei Okamoto, eds., Pearl Harbor As History: Japanese-American Relations, 19311941 (New York: Columbia University Press, 1973), 165-88. Translated into Japanese by Iwano Ichiro as "Assmerika Rikugun to Kyukuto Senryaku," in Hosoya Chihiro etal., eds., Nichi-bei Kankeishi: Kaisen Niitaru June (1931-41), 4 vols. (Tokyo: Tokyo University Press, 1971), 2:17-70.
"Commentary: From Vienna to Versailles." In Monte D. Wright and Lawrence J. Paszek, eds., Soldiers and Statesmen (Washington, DC: Office of Air Force History, 1973), 47-53.
"European Background to American Military Affairs." In Robin Higham, ed., A Guide to the Sources of United States Military History (Hamden, CT Archon, 1975), 40-69.
"Military Strategy and Civilian Leadership." In Klaus Knorr, ed., Historical Dimensions of National security Problems (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1976), 38-77.
"American Strategy: A Call for a Critical Strategic History." In Don Higginbotham, ed., Reconsiderations on the Revolutionary War: Selected Essays (Westport, CT, and London: Greenwood, 1978), 32-53.
"The Colonial Militia." In Robert Grant Crist, ed., The First Century: A History of the 29th Infantry Division (Harrisburg, PA: 29th Infantry Division, 1979), 1729.
"The Evolution of Strategic Thought." In Ben Thomas Trout and James E. Hart, eds., National security Affairs: Theoretical Perspectives and Contemporary Issues (New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books, 1982), 57-59. …