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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Atlantic Essays 16 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 14 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: August 28, 1863., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 5 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 5 3 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 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
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rch upon Moscow, from Smolensko. The distance is only three hundred miles. Up to Smolensko the country was all on Napoleon's side, and he procured horses, men and provisions, without any difficulty. Was this a very rash enterprise, even supposing the intermediate space to have been a desert? If it was, we shall take occasion hereafter to show the world has misjudged all those whom it has considered its greatest Generals — such as Alexander, Hannibal, Julius Caesar, Gustavus Adolphus, Marshal Turenne, &c.; for every one of these Generals gained their laurels by expeditions far more unpromising. From Smolensko Napoleon marched upon Moscow, at the head of 160,000 men. The Russians continually retired before him until they reached Borodino. At four intermediate points between Smolensko and Borodino he left strong detachments, amounting, in the aggregate, to 40,000 men. At all these points magazines and hospitals were established and they guarded his rear so effectually that durin