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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 15 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 10 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 14 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 13 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 11, 1862., [Electronic resource] 11 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 2 10 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 10 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. 10 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 9 1 Browse Search
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(if they were properly written) the whole theory of the art of war would be gathered. They are the eight campaigns of Alexander, the seventeen of Hannibal, the thirteen of Julius CÆsar in ancient times, the three of Gustavus Adolphus, the eighteen that each of them made campaigns, to all appearances, more hazardous than this of Russia. In the year 334, B. C., Alexander undertook the conquest of the Persian empire. To all appearances, no enterprise could be rasher or more hopeless. Theextraordinary, and, in 325, he returned to Babylon, where he died the year after. If we examine these campaigns of Alexander, we shall find that, while they were conceived and executed in a spirit of enterprise, they were likewise conducted wittheir rear, and if they had been defeated, must have been annihilated before they could have gotten through it. Suppose Alexander had been defeated; or suppose he had been beaten at Arbela, where he had the desert, and the Euphrates and Tigris in hi