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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.) 22 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 17 1 Browse Search
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. 14 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 7, 1864., [Electronic resource] 14 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 7, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 13, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Vedras. Put as the host approached, he met them at the frontier fought the bloody battle of Bunaco — fell slowly back — collected the of the country as he retired — carried them within his --drilled them — and made them efficient soldiers. As Massena retired — after a loss of half his army — he followed him with terrible perseverance — gained a victory at Fuentez d'onoro, and drove him entirely out of Portugal. Had the Portuguese forces been all well disciplined, thus making Wellington greatly superior to Massena, does anybody suppose he would have acted on the defensive when the latter entered into Portugal? The man who thinks thus, must surely overlook the brilliant offensive campaigns of 1812-'13--must have for gotten Badajoz, and Salamanca and Vittoria — must have ceased to remember the advance into France, the battle of Toulouse, and the close of the war. The fact is, Wellingtonacted as any great General would have done. He acted on the defensive when he was too w