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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. 48 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 38 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.) 34 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 28 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 25 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 16 0 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 11 1 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 36: Battle of Ezra Church (search)
k to the close, were made mainly by riflemen. The two regiments brought by Colonel Strong were armed with breech-loading rifles, the first used in the war. The Confederates at that point had kept bravely on. Some were tramping the rail piles; a few had passed them when those repeating arms began their work. The Confederate soldiers fell there; but few escaped death, wounds, or capture. Knowing Sherman's desire for Morgan's division to come in on my right, something as Blucher did on Wellington's left at Waterloo, in the middle of the afternoon I sent word to Sherman about the situation. Furthermore, as the contest was prolonged, and I had Dodge and Blair tied up against the Atlanta works which occupied them, I feared that Logan's men might weary. So, before night, I sent my brother, Lieutenant Colonel C. H. Howard, to Sherman for a brigade, which he sent at once, but it did not arrive until the action was over. This was my first battle after taking command of the Army of
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 65: in Europe, Egypt, and Constantinople (search)
came in sight of the British Monument, approaching it from the north, I could see the favorable military position which Wellington took into his view when he was preparing for battle. The grounds have been disturbed by landscape gradings, and yet there is the well-defined crest of a long ridge behind which the artillery and infantry of Wellington were formed for action. You can see where the sunken road once was, and easily how it broke up Napoleon's cavalry charge. I was much interested inled hamlet of Hougomont which Colonel MacDonnell, the indomitable Scotchman, defended to the last. It was in front of Wellington's line of defense, as Devil's Den was out in front of Meade's defensive line at Gettysburg. Hougomont and Devil's Den were alike useful to Wellington and Meade in contributing to final victory. These two great battles furnish epochs in history, and results hard to compare or enumerate. My son had been in Paris before and at our Hotel de Tibre, and was glad to ta
Washington, Booker T., II, 415, 416. Washington, D. C., Camping in, I, 133-145. Washington, D. C., Life in, II, 459-467. Washington, James B., I, 232. Watkins, Mr., I, 185, 195. Wauhatchie, Battle of. I, 465-470. Wayne, H. C., 11, 78, 80, 82. Webb, A. 8., I, 430, 436, 439, 444. Webb, E. B., 1, 70; 11, 97. Weber, Max, I, 300. Weir, Robert, I, 91. Weir, Mrs., Robert, 1, 96. Weiss, Charley, I, 215, 437. Weld, Allan H., I, 25. Welles, Gideon, I, 139. Wellington, Duke of, I, 612; II, 24, 495, 496. Wells, Spencer, I, 27. Wesells, Henry W., I, 229. Wever, Clark R., II, 64. Whaley, William, II, 238. Wheeler, Joseph, I, 541, 542, 579, 601, 602, 605, 606, 608, 609; II, 7, 14, 28, 30, 47, 74, 78, 80. Whipple, A. W., I, 157, 333. White, Julius, I, 273, 275, 276. Whiting, Henry, I, 143. Whiting, W. H. C., I, 225, 226, 239, 241. Whiting, William, II, 438. Whittaker, J. C., II, 485, 486. Whittier, John Greenleaf, II, 414.