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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 1 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 1 1 Browse Search
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army's capital, as he calls it, of long service and experience, by forming new regiments instead of filling up the old ones. It is difficult to speak with patience, he says, of this wretched business. In this respect he thinks that the Federal army of the West, under Sherman, had immensely the advantage, through the wiser and more military policy which the Western States generally adopted in the matter of recruiting their contingents. The War as we see it now, in Scribner's Magazine, June, 1891, pp. 784, 785. The Union army, says an able Massachusetts colonel, was probably the only army in modern civilized warfare which as a rule was recruited by the addition of new regiments instead of by filling up the old organizations. History 21st Mass., by Charles F. Walcott, p. 221. So the Comte de Paris says: In order to procure a rapid supply of men it was necessary constantly to create new regiments. These regiments brought with them all the inexperience which had cost so dear t