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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.) 378 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) 106 0 Browse Search
Emil Schalk, A. O., The Art of War written expressly for and dedicated to the U.S. Volunteer Army. 104 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 19, 1864., [Electronic resource] 66 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 46 0 Browse Search
John Esten Cooke, Wearing of the Gray: Being Personal Portraits, Scenes, and Adventures of War. 36 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 32 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 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 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 26 0 Browse Search
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glish translation of General Jomini's Life of Napoleon, the most thoroughly military record of the cer the service of the Emperor of Russia. But Napoleon refused to allow him to leave the service, annsk, and rendered most valuable assistance to Napoleon in the retreat from Moscow, especially in theof the battle of Lutzen, and was appointed by Napoleon chief of Ney's staff. He soon distinguished he number and position of the French troops. Napoleon, in his memoirs dedicated at St. Helena, has In 1827 he published anonymously the "Life of Napoleon, " which General Halleck has translated. The work is written as though it was Napoleon himself speaking, and the author represents him as arrivece, at the beginning of the campaign of Jens, Napoleon said to him, "I am delighted that the first b"There are a hundred roads on that map," said Napoleon. "Yes, sire; but it is probable that your Maj and by Saint Bernard "Very well," said Napoleon. " Go to , but don't say a word about it; no [1 more...]
There is some difference, not withstanding. Napoleon, for instance, always had an object, and he nt they stand between him and Richmond still. Napoleon always inflicted far greater loss on his enemd the James. The five great campaigns of Napoleon, after he had obtained supreme power, were th of Grant. In the campaign of Marengo, then, Napoleon crossed the Alps by the great St, Bernard, pae Russians, who were coming on to join them. Napoleon crossed the Rhine in five columns, got in thetly what Lee has done to Grant. In 1806, Napoleon threw; his army between the Prussians and thee it presents no analogy to Grant's. In 1809, Napoleon, with inferior forces, defeated the Archduke t is going to accomplish. In every instance, Napoleon destroyed an army and took a capital. Thus fen from the Rapid Ann to Reams's station than Napoleon lost in all these five great campaigns. Grant is hardly equal to Napoleon. The Herald once said McClellan was, but it has found out its mistak[11 more...]
the lives of his men, fertile in resource, a profound tactician, gifted with the swift intuition which enables a commander to discern the purpose of his enemy, and the power of rapid combination, which enables him to oppose to it a prompt resistance; modest, frugal, self-denying, void of arrogance or self-assertion; trusting nothing to chance; among men, noble as the noblest in the lofty dignity of the Christian gentleman; among patriots, less self-seeking, and as pure as Washington; and among soldiers, combining the religious simplicity of Havelock with the genius of Napoleon, the heroism of Bayard and Sidney, and the untiring, never-faltering duty of Washington. "If this great soldier had at his command the forces and material against which he is called on to contend — the superiority on land and the supremacy on water — in six months the whole Federal States would be prostrated at his feet. As it is, he has made his own name, and that of the Confederacy he serves, immorta