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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 3 1 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. 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: May 16, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 26, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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ank of Lieutenant Colonel, before he was twenty, he was indebted to a fortunate accident for his first important command. Gen. Delacy Evans met the Spanish forces near San Sebastian, and offered battle. The Spanish General pretended to be sick; his chief of the staff, a brave young man, but without any extensive military knowledge, was glad to avail himself of Henningsen's instruction in the management of his forces. He was perfectly successful, the Foreign Legion was beaten back on san Sebastian, and their leader severely wounded. Subsequently he held a command in the expedition that marched on Madrid from Aragon and Castile. After the battle of VI.-la-de-los-Navarro he was assigned to the command of the cavalry. When within three miles of Madrid he was attacked by the Queen's cavalry in great force. Seventeen times that day did he lead his men to the charge, before he succeeded in breaking the ranks of the enemy. Once broken they were routed, and he pursued them to the v