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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 2 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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distance from home, the climate, the rugged resistance of the Russians, the difficulty of procuring supplies — and other causes might be enumerated. Charles XII, one century before, failed quite as badly as Napoleon did in 1812, and his army was little more than one- tenth part as large as that of the latter. Decisive battles are usually fought by a very small proportion of the entire force. At Austerlitz the French numbered 80,000 men, while the strength of the Empire was 651,000. At Jena, 126,000 French only were engaged. At Friedland 80,000 French decided the fate of the war. although there were in Poland nearly 300,000 French soldiers, while the strength of the Empire was double that figure, and more. At Wagram, 150,000 or 160,000 men fought, while Napoleon had certainly at least 800,000 men under arms on the whole. So difficult is the problem of concentration, even in the hands of the greatest genius. The Allies overwhelmed Napoleon at last by the enormous forces t