the principle that already had been demonstrated was again shown to be true--one American in the trench was worth several Americans outside — for all Americans are intrinsically equal.
While these stirring events of the East were occurring, Schofield at Franklin, Tennessee, attacked by Hood, proved again that the increasing faith in hasty field-works was not ill
Although the Union Fort Sedgwick before Petersburg was not as elaborate a piece of engineering as the bastionfederacy and withdraw with all his trains and supplies, after inflicting a very large loss on the Southerners and sustaining a comparatively light one himself.
Had the conditions been reversed, Hood's army would probably have done as well as Schofield's. They were all Americans of the same intrinsic quality.
One force was behind breastworks, slight as they were, and the other was the assaulting party.
Again, at Nashville, Thomas and Hood contended on equal terms behind their respective lin