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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.) 22 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 18 0 Browse Search
Fitzhugh Lee, General Lee 14 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 8 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 8 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 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. 6 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 6 0 Browse Search
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ice, not caps, coats and trousers. While they are esthetically desirable, we never could imagine any strong military necessity for uniforms. The best soldiery in the world have been without them; the most notable struggles of heroes have been those in which the overworked heroes dressed in fatigue garb. The Scotch Highlanders notoriously fight breeches less, and they have always fought very well. It is claimed that these tall, brawny, sinewy Sawneys, in bare legs, decided the day at Waterloo. The American savages have done very terrible execution in simple breech cloths and elaborate paint. Each savage daubed himself according to his fancy, and an Indian file of the monsters a mile long would not present two alike. They painted themselves for inspiring terror, and variety of costume, not uniformity, was the idea of these men in a state of nature — these natural warriors — these best fighters the world ever saw in the natural state. A regiment of Indians, painted all ali