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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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ire to underrate and detract from the talents and time of Napoleon, his benefactor, whom he first betrayed and afterwards virry favor with the Russians, &c. In this spirit he blames Napoleon for not giving his Guard at Borodino at a time when, Segung reply of Gourgaud upon that subject, and the answer of Napoleon himself, who did not think that the critical time had arr. Now, it seems, when the whole army was already united, Napoleon was to send off one-third of it, and thus expose himself ver had been. To his own criticism of the conduct of Napoleon on this occasion Marmont himself offers the best answer. er weakened beyond the strength of the enemy." Now, Napoleon, according to his own account, had at Borodino 120,000 mehat here is the very case in which, according to Marmont, Napoleon would not have been excusable had he weakened his concent, apart from what personally concerns Marmont himself and Napoleon, the object of his hatred, is no doubt, as we have said,
of the New York Times, who writes from the army before Petersburg. Of this man it may be truly said, as Phillips, with a slight degree of amplification, said of Napoleon. He is a man "without a model and without a shadow. " His sagacity exceeds all human bounds and all rational calculation. Of course, he is a strategist and a tghts of Montmartre, with 200,000 men and 600 pieces of cannon. Nevertheless, the surrender was owing to treachery on the part of Marmont, who had never forgiven Napoleon for depriving him of the command of the army of Spain, after he had been disastrously defeated in the battle of Salamanca. Had he kept his faith, Paris would have been the grave of the Allied army; for he had 40,000 men, who, with the assistance of the citizens, had repulsed them in repeated at tacks, and Napoleon was approaching upon their rear with 70,000 more. Such was the opinion, at least, of Sir Robert Wilson, who was in the Allied army, and was, during the whole time of Napoleon'