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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.) 39 3 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 36 2 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. 12 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 7 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 18, 1864., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource], Napoleon's Judgment on men and things. (search)
s courage was not equal to his genius, he would not dare to accomplish the great things which his mind would conceive. Much was said about physical and moral courage. On that subject Napoleon said that it was impossible to have more courage than Ney or Murat; but it was also impossible to have less brains than they had, especially Ney. As to moral courage, Napoleon remarked that there were very few men who possessed moral courage at two o'clock in the night; that is to say, courage withoNey. As to moral courage, Napoleon remarked that there were very few men who possessed moral courage at two o'clock in the night; that is to say, courage without time for reflection, and which, in the face of the most sudden events, retains the same liberty of mind, of judgement, of decision. Napoleon did not hesitate to presume that he was the one that possessed the greatest amount of that courage of two o'clock at night as he called it; and that he had seen but very few who did not remain for behind himself on that point. He also remarked that it was difficult to conceive the strength of mind necessary to give one of those great battles on wh