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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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aring are presumed not to exist." The learned editor informs us that "Bonaparte reigned nine years after the battle of Trafalgar," and as no French navy was heard of in that time, it is fair to presume none existed. Indeed, the editor tells us "Napoleon was prevented from perfecting and using his navy for the want of ships and sailors." We did not assert that he built no shipsat Cherbourg after the battle of Trafalgar, but only that he did not attempt to improvise a navy--to build one all of a his folly and his failure, and not try to improvise a great naval power in nine months, which he failed to build up, with all We tern and Southern Europe at his command, in nine years. Let us no longer imitate the "prodigious energy with which Napoleon pushed his naval preparations long after the battle of Trafalgar had destroyed the French marine," (as the editor informs us,) for already our "prodigious energies" in the same line have brought about nothing but disaster. Either we or the