Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Rivoli” in chapter 4 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.:
... enabling the allies to effect a concentration in time to save Wellington.
Many of Napoleon's brilliant victories resulted from merely bringing troops to bear suddenly upon some decisive point.
Rivoli in 1796-7, Marengo in 1800, Ulm in 1805, Jena in 1806, Ratisbon in 1809, Brienne in 1814, and Ligny in 1815, are familiar examples.
But this concentration of forces, even with a regular army, canno...
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