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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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The Daily Dispatch: June 13, 1864., [Electronic resource], From Staunton — further particulars of the late fight. (search)
sults produced with so little loss. The only defensives campaign of modern times which can be compared to this, is Wellington's in Portugal, in 1810. Compare the two, and the campaign of Lee will be found to be infinitely the more brilliant.--Portugal was threatened by an army of 70,000 men under Massena. Wellington met him on the frontier, and repulsed him in the battle of Basaco. After that he fell back, covered his retreat by the Cos, and leisurely entered the lines which he had been s artillery behind him, because his horses were all dead, and carrying off his cavalry dismounted for the same reason. Wellington followed, yet even then did not attack him, but suffered him to gain the frontier and recruit. Lee had none of thef a dozen great battles before he fell back to his base, killing, wounding, and making prisoners, 75,000 men; more than Wellington put hors de combat during the whole time he was in Portugal. Arrived in the neighborhood of his works, he does not see