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" The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which he can most easily advance against the enemy. "Let us study the probable lines of retreat of our opponents, and leave our own to take care of themselves. Let us look before us... "
History of the American war - Page 121
by Henry Charles Fletcher - 1865
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The Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War in the United States of ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1880
...retreat and bases of supplies." The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy, he said, "Is one from which he can most easily advance against the enemy. Let us study the probablo lines of retreat of our opponents," he added, 4i and leave our own to tiikc care of themselves....
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Stonewall Jackson: A Military Biography

John Esten Cooke, Moses Drury Hodge, John William Jones - Generals - 1876 - 587 pages
...occupy is the one from which he can most easily advance upon the enemy. Let us study the probable line of retreat of our opponents, and leave our own to take care of itself. Let us look before and not behind. Disaster and shame lurk in the rear." General Pope then...
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Proceedings and Report of the Board of Army Officers, Convened by ..., Part 2

Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862 - 1879
...them, of Hue* of retreat and of bases of supplies. Let nsdiseard such idea,s. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which he can most easily ad vane** against the enemy. Let us study the probable lines of retreat of our opponents, and leave...
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The Army Under Pope, Volume 4

John Codman Ropes - United States - 1881 - 229 pages
... of lines of retreat and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which...to take care of themselves. Let us look before us and not behind. Success and glory are in the advance. Disaster and shame lurk in the rear. Let us act...
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The Army Under Pope, Volume 4

John Codman Ropes - United States - 1881 - 229 pages
... of lines of retreat and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which...of retreat of our opponents, and leave our own to tike care of themselves. Let us look before ns and not behind. Success and glory are ia the advance....
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Four Years in the Army of the Potomac: A Soldier's Recollections

Evan Rowland Jones - United States - 1881 - 246 pages
...positions and holding them of lines of retreat and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. Let us study the probable lines of retreat of our...own to take care of themselves. Let us look before, and not behind. Success and glory are in the advance. Disaster and shame lurk in the rear." General...
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Campaigns of the Civil War, Volume 4

United States - 1881
... of lines of retreat and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which he can most easily advance against the enemy. our own to take care of themselves. Let us look before us and not behind. Success and glory are in...
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History of the Twenty-First Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, in the War ...

Charles Folsom Walcott - Massachusetts - 1882 - 502 pages
...them; of lines of retreat, and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which...to take care of themselves. Let us look before us and not behind. Success and glory are in the advance. Disaster and shame lurk in the rear. Let us act...
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History of the Twelfth Massachusetts Volunteers (Webster Regiment)

Benjamin F. Cook, James Beale - United States - 1882 - 167 pages
...of "lines of retreat," and of "bases of supplies." Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which...to take care of themselves. Let us look before us, and not behind. Success and glory are in the advance. Disaster 1862. and shame lurk in the rear. Let...
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Campaigns of the Civil War: The army under Pope. By J.C. Ropes. 1882

1882
...them-,-of lines of retreat and of bases of supplies. Let us discard such ideas. The strongest position a soldier should desire to occupy is one from which...probable lines of retreat of our opponents, and leave oar own to take care of themselves. Let us look before us and not behind. Success and glory are in...
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