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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.) 378 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 106 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 104 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 66 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 46 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 36 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 26 0 Browse Search
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stling with huge mortars and rifle cannon, and prepared to do their work at long range. From all points in the old Union reinforcements will be collected, and the combined land and naval forces of the Northern despot will descend as an avalanche upon the devoted city. In numbers the assailants are likely to surpass any army which in modern times has ever invested a city. In ferocity, cruelty, and brutality of purpose, that army has never had a prototype. The chivalrous French fought for Napoleon, the name of the "Little Corporal" being sufficient to incite them to deeds of daring courage which have never been surpassed. When George the Third made war upon his American Colonies, the British soldier fought for his King, and the deluded tory regarded it a sort of sacrilege to renounce his allegiance to the British throne. But for whom does the depraved Yankee and the foreign mercenary fight? The name of Abraham Lincoln has no charms for the most dissolute ear. The old Union, as it
himself in battles hereafter — the names of such to be reported to a military commission, on whose recommendation he will receive the reward of patriotism from the hands of the General. We have great faith in any military system by which merit can be rewarded, and the right man put in the right place. A great secret of the wonderful military success of France is that the humblest soldier who performs great deeds is rewarded, and that the way to promotion is open to the rank and file. Napoleon owed much of his good fortune to his keen discernment of talent and merit among subalterns and privates. Nearly all his great Generals were from the ranks. Massena had been a drummer boy; Junto a cobbler; Kliber, the immortal conqueror of Egypt, was the son of a poor peasant. Imagine Bonaparte, on the eve of a battle, surrounded by a cavalcade of political Generals! His address to them would be very brief. He would repeat in their ears those famous words of his--"The General who is not