hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
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
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: August 28, 1863., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for Turenne or search for Turenne in all documents.

Your search returned 3 results in 1 document section:

ents — that is, activity and resolution, with moderate military abilities, produce greater effects than the highest strategical and tactical genius without them. Turenne, and Montecuculli, those acknowledged masters in the art of war, are referred to as a striking instances of the fruitlessness of fruitless conceptions unaccompanied by corresponding vigor of action. Nothing could be superior in originality and boldness of design, in scope and scientific combination to Turenne's plans of campaigns, and some of his marches are ranked with those of Napoleon and Marlborough, but when the hour of decisive action had arrived, he was as destitute of name and morampaigns of the Rhine are marked by the same vigor of conception and fruitlessness of result. We cannot refuse to admire the refined subtlety, the wily devices of Turenne and Montecuculli; but their attitude reminds us, rather of two expert fencers at an assault of arms, playing with buttoned foils, and exhibiting their easy grace