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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: June 13, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 7, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 26, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: June 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], From Staunton — further particulars of the late fight. (search)
es campaign of modern times which can be compared to this, is Wellington's in Portugal, in 1810. Compare the two, and the campaign of Lee will be found to be infinitely the more brilliant.--Portugal was threatened by an army of 70,000 men under Massena. Wellington met him on the frontier, and repulsed him in the battle of Basaco. After that he fell back, covered his retreat by the Cos, and leisurely entered the lines which he had been fortifying for a year to cover Lisbon, and which have bec offering battle, suffering two important towns to be taken on the frontier rather than abandon his advantages, supplied with everything that heart could wish, and calmly waiting for his enemies to break up and retreat. That time came at last. Massena, having lost half his men without fighting a battle, decamped in the utmost disorder, leaving all his artillery behind him, because his horses were all dead, and carrying off his cavalry dismounted for the same reason. Wellington followed, yet