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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 2 0 Browse Search
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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 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.) 2 0 Browse Search
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mate, was composed of five small brigades of infantry, 5,360 strong, and about 1,000 cavalry. Jordan, in his Life of Forrest, puts the cavalry at 800. Appendix A will show the grounds for this estimate. The antagonists were well matched in courage, confidence, and pride of prowess. Usually one or the other of two opponents promptly perceives to which side the scales of victory incline. In extreme peril, all the senses and perceptions of brave men are quickened; and, as the Greeks at Salamis saw their guardian goddess hovering over them, so some subtile instinct seems to say to men, This is the moment of your fate-press on --or-yield. As Macbeth says of Banquo: There is none but he Whose being I do fear: and under him My genius is rebuked; as, it is said, Mark Antony's was by Caesar. But these hardy soldiers, kindred in blood, equally emulous of glory, and, like the Roman twins, jealous of the birthright and preeminence of valor, saw nothing in any foe to quell the hope o