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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. 82 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 24 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 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.) 14 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 14 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 12 0 Browse Search
Wendell Phillips, Theodore C. Pease, Speeches, Lectures and Letters of Wendell Phillips: Volume 1 10 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 10 0 Browse Search
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To his own criticism of the conduct of Napoleon on this occasion Marmont himself offers the best answer. He had just been speaking of Macdonald's defeat by Blucher at the Katsbach in 1813. It was a case directly in point. Macdonald, the day before the battle, detached a large force to turn Blucher's flank. Blucher took advantage of its absence, attacked Macdonald, annihilated his army, and thus completed the first act of the tragedy that found its denouement at Leipzig and its result in Napoleon's overthrow. This is what Marmont says of it: "Nothing is more dangerous than to make a large detachment before a battle has been fought, a victory achieved, and a decided advantage obtained over the enemy. "The execution of this hazardous requires that the army have a sufficient superiority to assure great probabilities of victory, and that concentrated forces be never weakened beyond the strength of the enemy." Now, Napoleon, according to his own account, had at Borodin
en Napoleon for depriving him of the command of the army of Spain, after he had been disastrously defeated in the battle of Salamanca. Had he kept his faith, Paris would have been the grave of the Allied army; for he had 40,000 men, who, with the assistance of the citizens, had repulsed them in repeated at tacks, and Napoleon was approaching upon their rear with 70,000 more. Such was the opinion, at least, of Sir Robert Wilson, who was in the Allied army, and was, during the whole time of Napoleon's ascendancy, the most persistent of all his enemies. Here, again, we venture to suggest, is some difference, though too slight, possibly, to derange the theories of a paper strategist. There are no traitors in command here, nor are there likely to be any. Besides, Paris was not fortified, and Richmond is. All this braggadocio is but whistling to keep up the spirits on the part of the Yankees. They see that Grant, after unheard of losses, is in a situation from which he cannot retre