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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. 12 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 10 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 8 0 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 5, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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ut spies; to seize the letters in the mails, translate and make an abstract of their contents, in short, to answer all the inquiries of the General-in-Chief on his arrival with the whole army;--such are the duties which come within the sphere of a good General of an advanced post. Commanders-in-Chief are to be guided by their own experience or genius. Tactics, evolutions, the science of the engineer and the artillery officers, may be learned from treaties, but generalship is acquired only by experience and the study of the campaigns of all great captains. Gustavus Adolphus, Turenne, and Frederic, as also Alexander, Hannibal, and Cæsar, have all acted on the same principle. To keep your forces united, to be vulnerable at no point, to bear down with rapidity upon important points — these are the principles which insure victory. It is by the fear which the reputation of your arms inspires that you maintain the fidelity of your allies and the obedience of conquered nations