History of the Civil War in America: book 1. Richmond. book 2. The naval war. book 3. Maryland. book 4. Kentucky. book 5. Tennessee. book 6. Virginia. book 7. Politics. 1876

封面
 

讀者評論 - 撰寫評論

我們找不到任何評論。

其他版本 - 查看全部

常見字詞

熱門章節

第 765 頁 - The General commanding directs that you keep your whole command in position for a rapid movement down the Old Richmond road ; and you will send out at once a division at least, to pass below Smithfield, to seize, if possible, the heights near Captain Hamilton's, on this side of the Massaponax, taking care to keep it well supported, and its line of retreat open.
第 114 頁 - If I save this army now, I tell you plainly that I owe no thanks to you, or to any other persons in Washington. " You have done your best to sacrifice this army.
第 766 頁 - ... view of avoiding the possibility of a collision of our own forces, which might occur in a general movement during the fog. Two of General Hooker's divisions are in your rear, at the bridges, and will remain there as supporte.
第 246 頁 - I hear constantly of taking strong positions and holding them, — of lines of retreat and of bases of supplies.
第 105 頁 - These brigades advanced boldly to the front, and by their example, as well as by the steadiness of their bearing, reanimated our own troops, and warned the enemy that reinforcements had arrived. It was now dusk. The enemy, already repulsed several times, with terrible slaughter, and hearing the shouts of the fresh troops, failed to follow up their advantage.
第 335 頁 - two weeks only had elapsed since McClellan had taken command of this army, or rather this disorganized mob. He had not been able to transform it sufficiently to secure that regularity and perseverance in the march which, even more than steadiness under fire, constitutes the superiority of old troops.
第 765 頁 - I hope, compel the enemy to evacuate the whole ridge between these points. He makes these moves by columns, distant from each other, with a view of avoiding the possibility of a collision of our own forces, which might occur in a general movement during the fog. Two of General Hooker's divisions are in your rear at the bridges, and will remain there as supports. Copies of instructions to Generals Sumner and Hooker will be forwarded to you by an orderly very soon.
第 765 頁 - ... near Captain Hamilton's, on this side of the Massaponax, taking care to keep it well supported and its line of retreat open. He has ordered another column of a division or more to be moved from General Sumner's command up the Plank road to its intersection with the Telegraph road, where they will divide, with a view to seizing the heights on both of these roads.
第 85 頁 - They had, in point of fact, created a great commotion, shaken the confidence of the North in McClellan, and made the first experiment in those great cavalry expeditions which subsequently played so novel and so important a part during the war.
第 57 頁 - I think the time is near when you must either attack Richmond or give up the job and come to the defence of Washington.

書目資訊