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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.), Advertisement (search)
f the Seven Years War, some good works appeared; Frederick himself, not content with being a great king, a great captain, a great philosopher and great historian, made himself also a didactic author by his instructions to his generals. Guichard, Turpin, Maizeroy, Menil-Durand, sustained controversies upon the tactics of the ancients as well as upon that of their own time, and gave some interesting treatises upon those matters. Turpin commented Montecuculi and Vegetius; the Marquis de Silva in Turpin commented Montecuculi and Vegetius; the Marquis de Silva in Piedmont, Santa Cruz in Spain, had also discussed some parts with success; finally d'escremeville sketched a history of the art, which was not devoid of merit. But all that by no means dissipated the darkness of which the conqueror of Fontenoy complained. A little later came Grimoard, Guibert and Lloyd: the first two caused progress to be made in the tactics of battles and in la logistique. Guibert, in an excellent chapter upon marches, touches upon strategy, but he did not realize what t
osing not even a musket or cartridge-box. Our loss, as by statements appended herewith, is seven killed and sixty-four wounded, five prisoners and two missing. Theirs is large in men and officers. From subsequent details I am satisfied it will exceed three hundred killed and wounded, besides two lieutenants and twenty-seven privates prisoners. Among the killed (whose bodies were recognized at Hartsville) are Brigadier-General Emmet McDonald, Colonels Thompson and Hinkle, Major Rubley, Captain Turpin, and two lieutenants, names unknown, Colonel Porter, mortally wounded — since dead, Captain Crocker, well known in Western Missouri, and two other captains severely wounded. One piece of their artillery was dismounted and abandoned. They retreated toward Houston, but on Monday changed their direction and moved rapidly south toward the North Fork of White River, at the mouth of Indian Creek, where they paroled and released Lieutenant Brown and the other prisoners. General Marmaduke, se
be there to prepare for their accommodation, to receive hospital supplies, and direct their arrangement, while I make purchases and attend to other matters. Come, holding out both hands towards me; no hireling can fill the place. Come, now, with me: we have no time to lose. I hesitated no longer, but entered the carriage. We were at once driven down-town, stopping to order cots, mattresses, etc., then to the corner of—— and —— Streets, where stood an immense tobacco factory, owned by Messrs. Turpin & Yarborough. Arrived here, a pitiful sight met our eyes. Perhaps fifty sick men had arrived unexpectedly, and were sitting or lying about in every conceivable position expressive of feebleness, extreme illness, utter exhaustion. Mr. Yarborough, having given up the keys to Mrs. Hopkins, was impatiently pacing in and out among the prostrate men. Coming upon this scene, both Mrs. Hopkins and myself at once realized all that lay before us, and braced our nerves to meet the emergency.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.24 (search)
-Inspector Polk's Corps, Dec. 9, ‘63, relieved with Breckinridge's Corps, report to P. D. Bowles, relieved with Colonel P. D. Bowles and ordered to Gen. Hardee. April 21, ‘64, Medical-Inspector Department of Alabama, Mississippi and E. Louisiana. Turner, Matthew, Assistant Surgeon. Passed Board at Mobile Dec. 1, ‘61. Dec. 31, ‘62, 22d Alabama. Com'd Oct. 6, ‘61. Turner, Samuel F., Surgeon. Passed Board Nov. 28, ‘62. Dec. 31, ‘62, 6th Arkansas. April 30, ‘63, 6th and 7th Arkansas. Turpin, Stephen White, Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary of War to rank from June 28, ‘62. Oct. 31, ‘63, Darden's Battery, Dec. 5, ‘63, ordered to report to Major Williams. Feb. 29, ‘64, 2d Battalion Reserve Artillery. Tuttle, L. W., Surgeon. Passed Board, Yandell President, July 2, ‘62. Feb. 28, ‘63, Catoosa Springs. Turner, Thos., Assistant Surgeon, appointed by Secretary of War June 2, ‘63, to rank from Dec. 9, ‘62, report to Gen. Bragg. Passed Board at M
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appendix. (search)
. Norvell, Marion. Purdue, Benj. Plumb, Louis. Roach, James. Rule, Peter. Robinson, Turner. Rock, George. Stewart, William. Sprouts, Henry. Shepard, Richard. Stanley, William. Sharp, William. Seay, James. Turpin, Riley. Trent, Benjamin. Walker, John. Whorley, William. Wright, William. Wooldridge, Peter. Wooldridge, Daniel. Beauregard Rifles (afterward Beauregard Artilley, or Moorman's Battery), mustered into service at Lynchburg,, Peter. Pettyjohn, Joseph. Preston, Samuel T. Perkins, Richard J. Rucker, James G. Reid, William S. Rose, Harry J. Rosser, Ed. B. Smithson, Leslie C. Stephens, James W. Stratton, Albert F. Smith, Vincent C. Turpin, W. R. Watts, Richard A. Webb, John W. Woodroof, J. W. Wills, Alexander F. Williams, Charles W. Steptoe, Nathaniel M. Stephens, James D. Slaughter, John A. Stratton, Jacob. Schaffter, Aurelius. Vorhauer, William.
ss Radford miss Charlotte Rutter miss M A Sargeant mrs Caroline Shuman mrs O E 2 Shinanit mrs Hyter Slater mrs Sally Smith mrs Ann J Smack mrs Julia A Smith mrs Anna S Smith mrs Jno Stevenson mrs J Sullivan mrs E W Seifer miss Slaughter miss M J 2 Smith miss Julia S Smith miss Emma Stacy miss Fannie E Trewaller mrs H Tyler mrs M F Thomas mrs M E Tilson mrs Harriet K Tomison mrs Martha Traylor mrs Va P Tucker mrs Jas A Turpin mrs Mildred Tomlinson miss R C Tardy miss Sarah E Taylor miss F A Tinsley miss Bettie T Viars mrs Elizabeth Van Buren miss H J Waller mrs M A Waddell mrs S E Warren mrs Sarah Westcott mrs Mary A Williams mrs M L Woodard mrs Mary Woodson mrs M L Walker miss Jane Walker miss S J Wassenman miss H Whiteman miss M A Williams miss Emma Woodson miss M R Woodward miss A E C Wren miss M C Gentlemen's list. Allen Edward Auto Ed
las Powers for a somewhat singular offence, with the addition of taking lodgings on the pavement. Both were disengaged with some admonitory remarks. Lewis, a slave, the property of Cratap & Jenkins, was awarded several stripes for reaming about minus a pass, a circumstance which led to the suspicion that he was a runaway. John, slave of George W. Gretter, charged with stealing two canteens of whiskey from his master, was sent down under sentence of 39 lashes. Archer, slave of Turpin & Yarborough, arrested for going out at night without a pass, was discharged from custody. Margaret Nicholas, a free woman of color, charged with living in Richmond with no other register of her freedom than that furnished her by the county court of Fluvanna, was dismissed, with an order to leave the city by Tuesday next. Wm. Ruffin, a barber's boy, and Charles, employed by Dr. Cabell, charged with fighting near Lomax Smith's tonsorial establishment, were punished with 25 lashes ea
w days since, the notorious Captain Cleveland, with about twenty of his band of Jayhawker, entered the Union branch Bank and the Bank of Northrup & Co. of Kansas City, and took $850 from the former and $3,000 from the latter. It was fortunate for both banks that they had anticipated a robbery, and removed most of their money to a place of safety. It is high time this man was "modified" by somebody. He is certainly a desperate character. His exploit in high way robbery throw those of Deck Turpin or Jack Sheppard in the shade. With his small gang be does whatever he chooses without cholestanols. Eastions in Missouri--Federals retreating — Insurrection among the Indians. The following special dispatch to the Memphis Appeal contains the latest and most interesting news from Missouri: Des Auc, Nov. 30, 1861.--A gentleman arrived here yesterday evening, who left Gen. McCulloch's camp on the 20th inst. Hunter's command left Springfield about the 12th, accompanied by L
Police arrests. --Among the arrests within two days past are the following: Frederick, slave of John Snead, charged with stealing a memorandum book containing $160 in bank notes, the property of B. C. Sniton, Jr; and Ben, slaye of Turpin & Yarborough, charged with stealing wood from the Government, and drawing a knife upon Peter Kegan, who arrested him.
ties are free negroes. It appearing that the principal offender had not been arrested, the case was continued to Wednesday. Virginia Turner, a white woman, arrested by watchman Wickes for using profane language in a public street, was committed in default of $150 security to keep the peace. Reuben, a slave, employed by the Virginia Central Railroad Company, charged with stealing fifteen pounds of pork from Frederick Braner, was ordered two lashes for each pound. Ben, slave of Turpin & Yarborough, charged with stealing wood from the Government and making a desperate resistance when Peter, Kegan attempted to arrest him, was ordered nine and thirty. Richard Morris, charged with stealing a pocket-book containing $10 from Peyton, Johnston & Bro. Owing to the absence of an important witness, this case was continued to Wednesday. Frederick, slave of John Snead, charged with stealing from R. C. Sutton, Jr., a memorandum book containing $160. Mr. Sutton deposed that on
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