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John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 14 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 10, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 6, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 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.) 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 11, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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h thing as a campaign purely defensive, but that in every campaign the party defending sometimes takes the initiative. We begin with Fabius Maximus, who gave name to what is called the Fabian system — a system, by the by, greatly misunderstood. Fabius was appointed Pro-Dictator immediately after the bloody defeat of the Roman army at Thrasymene. The system which he adopted was probably the only one that could have saved the republic; but it was not a purely defensive system — that is, he did was pursuing his quasi defensive system in Italy, the Romans were pursuing a prodigiously active system of offence abroad. Marcellus took Syracuse, and Scipio invaded and conquered Spain, and finally carried the war into Hannibal's own country. Fabius opposed this last enterprise, maintaining that Hannibal should be driven from Italy before the war should be carried abroad. Neverthless, notwithstanding his high authority, it seems to us very doubtful whether the Romans would ever have gotten