Spiker, Kevin R.

Dr Kevin R. Spiker is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Ohio University Eastern Campus. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from West Virginia University. Professor Spiker specializes in American political history, the American presidency, political parties, elections, and research methodology.

Erskine S. Allin, Director of the U.S. Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts: Inventing and Manufacturing the New Weapons that Won the Civil War
2013 0-7734-1473-8
Established by an act of Congress, the Armory at Springfield would be instrumental in the successes of the American military from the Revolution to well into the twentieth century. The institution, as well as the individuals within its employ, demonstrates the complexity of the world of politics, history, and military affairs. This book details the history of the Springfield Armory.