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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. 5 5 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.) 1 1 Browse Search
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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., Chapter 2: Strategy.—General divisions of the Art.—Rules for planning a Campaign.—Analysis of the military operations of Napoleon (search)
ral Wagner, in German, (the former has been translated into French,) are considered as the best. The discussions of Jomini on this subject in his great work on the military art, are exceedingly valuable; also the writings of Rocquancourt, Jacquinot de Presle, and Gay de Vernon. The last of these has been translated into English, but the translation is exceedingly inaccurate. The military histories of Lloyd, Templehoff, Jomini, the Archduke Charles, Grimoard, Gravert, Souchet, St. Cyr, Beauvad'histoire Militaire, par Rocquancourt. This work contains much valuable information connected with the history of the art of war; but it is far too diffuse and ill-arranged for an elementary book. Gours d'art et d'histoire Militaire, par Jacquinot de Presle. This work is especially designed for cavalry officers, and the other branches of military service are but very briefly discussed. De Vernon's Treatise on the Science of War and Fortification contains much valuable information; but, as an
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., Chapter 9: army organization—Staff and Administrative Corps.—Their history, duties, numbers, and organization (search)
es. Rocquancourt. Cours émentaire d'admniistration mzilitaire. Vanchelle. Droite élementaire d'art militaire, &c. Gay de Vornon. Annuaire militaire historique, &c. Sicard. Cours abrege d'administration militaire. Bernier. Cours d'administration militaire, &c. Odier. De l'administration de l'armee d'espagne. Odier. De l'organization de la force armee en France. Carion-Nisas. Elemens de l'art militaire, &c. Cugnot. Memoires sur la guerre. Feiquieres. Cours d'art militaire et d'histoire. Jacquinot de Presle. Cours d'art militaire. Fallot. Therie de l'officier superieur. Leorier. Histoire de l'administration de la guerre. Audouin. Instructions diverse à l'usage de l‘école d'application du corps royal daetat-major. Handbuch fus offiziere, &c. Scharnhorst. Having omitted all discussion of the several departments of the administrative service of an army organization, it is not deemed necessary to give the names of books of reference on the subjects of pay, courtsmartial, medicinal and h<
d with the system of Cavalry Tactics, adopted in our army; also with the directions for the use of these two arms in a campaign, and their employment on the battle-field, given in the writings of Jomini, Decker, Okouneff, Rocquancourt, and Jacquinot de Presle The following books may be referred to for further, information respecting the history, organization, use, and instruction of infantry and cavalry : Essai general de tactique. Guibert. Considerations generales sur l'infanterie francai Russie. Histoire de la guerre de la peninsule. Foy. This work contains many interesting and valuable remarks on the French and English systems of tactics, and particularly on the tactics of Infantry. Cours d'art et d'histoire militaires. Jacquinot de Presle. Art de la guerre. Rogniat. Instruction destine aux troupes legeres, &c., redigee sur une instruction de Frederick II. à ses officiers. English infantry Regulations. Ordonnance (French) Pour l'exercice et les manoeuvres de l'infanterie, pa