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Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 12
ever affable in bearing towards his inferiors in rank; ever careful of the comforts, feelings and wishes of his soldiers, he wins upon the affections of all, to an extent that makes it a pleasure for them even to offer up their lives as a sacrifice in their country's cause, when led to battle by such a leader. When however, even Northern hirelings, who like the Spaniel expects to be alternately caressed and kicked, are placed under the command of a man like the dastardly tyrant at Fortress Monroe, who appears to live and breathe alone in an atmosphere engendered by the commission he holds under a would-be despot, nothing more can be expected from them in the hours of inactivity, but disgust, discontent and loathing. These feelings are taken from the tent to the battle field, and there unnerve the arm, Gampen the military ardor, and too often produce humiliating defeat, when, under different auspices, victory would have been certain. "If I love a man I will die with him; if
April, 7 AD (search for this): article 12
Military tyranny.[from the Danville Register, July 4 There is no fact which has been more fully verified and more despondingly acknowledged in the war annals of the past, than that the commander who tyrannizes over his own troops in the camp is the vanquished party on the field of battle. Strict, but at the same time humane, military discipline is the sine qua non of an efficient soldiery. He who has more than a limited knowledge of human nature, and a heart that can feel as well as a brain that can think, can enforce the most rigid rules known to the code of modern warfare, without forfeiting the confidence, while the wins upon the esteem and affection of the soldier under his command. Such a commander on the field of battle can achieve a victory over three times the forces opposed to him, if the commander of those forces is his antipodes in the confidence, esteem and affection of his men. Some men, when prematurely raised to a position which is pleasing to their pride a