Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Dessoles” in chapter 10 of H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia.:
...d himself as chief of Ney's staff, and afterwards on the staff of the Emperor of Russia.
Other generals have owed much of their success to the chiefs of their staff:--Pichegru to Regnier, Moreau to Dessoles , Kutusof to Toll, Barclay to Diebitsch, and Blucher to Thurnhorst and Gneisenau.
The generalissimo or commander-in-chief of an army is the person designated by the law of the land to take charge ...
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