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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 98 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 78 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 60 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.) 46 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 40 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 36 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. 36 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 32 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 28 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 20 0 Browse Search
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European News. The Arabia, at Halifax, brings European advices to the 24th ult. No special change had taken place in the aspect of the Schieswig Holstein question. The movement of Austria and Prussia, it was believed, must lead to some definite understanding with England. Among the minor German States there was a great and growing indignation against Austria and Prussia in consequence of the latter having acted independently of the Germanic Confederation. The Spanish Governmen, it was believed, must lead to some definite understanding with England. Among the minor German States there was a great and growing indignation against Austria and Prussia in consequence of the latter having acted independently of the Germanic Confederation. The Spanish Government will appoint a Minister to Mexico as soon as it receives official confirmation of the crowning of the Archduke Maximilian. The Archduke Maximilian will visit Paris in the quality of "Emperor of Mexico."
The Daily Dispatch: February 15, 1864., [Electronic resource], Napoleon's Judgment on men and things. (search)
he gates of Rome, it was cannibal. It was not the Macedonian army that marched on the Indus, it was Alexander. It was not the French army that carried war on the Weser and on the Inn, it was Turenne. It was not the Prussian army that defended Prussia during seven years against the three greatest powers of Europe, it was Frederick the Great. Generals in chief are guided by their own experience or their genius. Tactics, evolutions, the silence of the engineer and the artillerist, may be gifted with the greatest talent. But he was only the man of the moment.--He sought glory as the only route to pleasure; he had no patriotism, and would, without hesitation, have taken service with any foreign power. In his youth he had served Prussia, and he had remained very much attached to that power. Desaix possessed to an eminent degree the desirable equilibrium spoken of above. Morean did not deserve to be placed among the first generals Nature, with him, had not completed its cr