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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.) 8 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 8 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
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Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army., Example of a battle of the offensive defense: battle of Austerlitz, December 2, 1805. (search)
t speedily, and thereby surprise and defeat them separately. With astonishing rapidity he concentrated his forces near Charleroi, and, on the 16th of June, found himself and army in the quarters of Blucher, who, however, had managed to assemble theattle-field. The battle-field chosen by the Duke of Wellington lies in advance of Mont St. Jean. The main road from Charleroi to Brussels passes through its center; it forms a kind of upland, gradually sloping on each side of the main road, acro remains in possession of the French. The division of Bachelu advances between the wood and the main road leading to Charleroi, but is stopped by the Hanoverians and the English brigade of Hackett. In the mean time, Ney has arranged the right wisuers. Only two or three batteries were saved. Blucher's cavalry pursued the enemy during the whole night as far as Charleroi. In this memorable battle, the English had to contend with 55 of the French battalions, and the Prussians with 42; t