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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 24 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.) 14 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation 6 0 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. 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 4 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 8, 1865., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 4 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 4 0 Browse Search
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e, who, with an army of 60,000, was advancing through Thuringia, and totally defeated him on the memorable field of Rosbach, with the loss of 18,000 men. Without rest, with his indefatigable followers, he was called to oppose Daun and Lorrain in Silesia. Its, capital had fallen — a large body of Prussians been defeated at Bresian. That rich and important province seemed on the point of falling into the hands of Austria, when, by a bold, astonishing stroke, Frederick reinstated his affairs, whed. During his operations in the South, the Russians had made alarming progress in the Northeast. The feeble Russian forces who opposed them were well nigh swallowed up. Frederick led the flower of his army from Olmutz, in Moravia; crossed all Silesia and Prussia, encountered the sturdy Russians at Zorndorf, and defeated them with a loss of 1 ,000--a victory dearly bought, with the loss of 10,000 of his own best soldiers.--During the King's absence, Prince Henry, who had been left with sixtee