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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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I. and George III., of Francis Alexander and Frederick William III., of Wellington and Metternich, Canning and Castlereagh, the Conference of Erfurth, and the invasion of Spain, the invasion of Russia, and the invasion of France, the downfall of Napoleon and the Treaty of Vienna, the formation of the Holy Alliance, and the visit of the Sovereigns to England. All these mighty events he witnessed; in all of them he was deeply interested, and of all the actors who played their part in the stupendo from Napoleon's conversations at St. Helena that he was at one time desirous to become one of his aids. He seems to have been wretchedly poor; for when the allied sovereigns made their celebrated visit to London, in 1814, after the downfall of Napoleon, he was extremely desirous to accompany them, but would have been prevented from the absolute impossibility of rigging himself out in the proper style had not his wants been supplied by a private hand. He did go, however; and there, for the fir
All military men abhor anarchy, and, by consequence, adore order. In the most turbulent and tumultuous revolution, as soon as a military man obtains the ascendancy, he brings order out of chaos. This has been exemplified hundreds of times in the history of the world. The old and often cited examples, CÆsar in Rome, Cromwell in England, Napoleon in France, are cases directly in point. The military man's profession necessarily renders him prone to enforce order. Without it, he cannot beat the enemy. Without it, he cannot keep his army together. Without it, he is pretty sure to be defeated himself. He is taught this from the moment he enters the military school or the army. The love of order is forced upon him, whether he be prone to it by nature or not. The enforcement of it becomes a habit, and habit is second nature, stronger than nature itself. When the soldier becomes a ruler, he carries the love of order along with him into his high place. He knows that is as neces