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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 80 0 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. 16 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 13 13 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 10 10 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 8 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 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.) 6 0 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 7: sea-coast defences..—Brief description of our maritime fortifications, with an Examination of the several Contests that have taken place between ships and forts, including the attack on San Juan d'ulloa, and on St. Jean d'acre (search)
en in 1801; the passage of the Dardanelles, in 1807; the attack on Algiers, in 1816; the attack on San Juan d'ulloa, in 1838; and the attack d forts, some of which were as ancient as the reign of Amurath! Algiers.--The following narrative of the attack on Algiers, in 1816, is drAlgiers, in 1816, is drawn from the reports of the English and Dutch admirals, and other official and authentic English papers. The attack was made by the combinre known, amount to over nine hundred. The harbor and defences of Algiers had been previously surveyed by Captain Warde, royal navy, under Ling map, it appears that the armament of all the fortifications of Algiers and the vicinity, counting the water fronts and the parts that couets against towns exactly so circumstanced, placed, and governed. Algiers is situated on an amphitheatre of hills, sloping down towards the y which nothing was ever gained. The severe loss sustained before Algiers must also be taken into account, because it was inflicted by mere
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 15: military Education—Military schools of France, Prussia, Austria, Russia, England, &c.—Washington's reasons for establishing the West point Academy.—Rules of appointment and Promotion in foreign Services.—Absurdity and injustice of our own system. (search)
. 24.--Order by echelon on the centre. 25.--Combined order of attack. 26.--Formation of infantry by two deployed lines. 27, 28.--Arrangements corresponding to depth of column. 29.--Formation by squares. 30.--Mixed formation of three battalions. 31.--Deep formation of heavy columns. 32.--Formation in columns by brigade. 33.--Formation of two brigades of cavalry, by the mixed system. 34.--Passage of the Sound by the British fleet, in 1807. 35.--Attack on Copenhagen. 36.--Attack on Algiers. 37.--Attack on San Juan d'ulloa. 38.--Attack on St. Jean d'acre. 39.--Plan of a regular bastioned front of a fortification. 40.--Section of do. do. 41.--Tenaillons. Fig. 42.--Demi-tenaillons, with a bonnet. 43.--A horn-work. 44.--A crown-work. 45.--A redan. 46.--A lunette. 47.--A mitre or priest-cap. 48.--A bastioned fort. 49.--Vertical section of a field intrenchment. 50.--Simple sap. 51.--Flying sap. 52.--Full sap. 53.--Crater of a military mine. 54.--Pian of the attac