Some articles on thirteenth corps, corps:
... The Thirteenth Corps came next after this prodigious train, but marching in disjointed manner, one division far in advance of the other ... The Nineteenth Corps was several miles in rear ... The Thirteenth Corps was hurried into action division at a time, but though each fought gallantly to stem the tide of defeat, each was compelled to give way ...
Famous quotes containing the words corps and/or thirteenth:
“There was nothing to equal it in the whole history of the Corps Diplomatique.”
—James Boswell (17401795)
“Just as the French of the nineteenth century invested their surplus capital in a railway-system in the belief that they would make money by it in this life, in the thirteenth they trusted their money to the Queen of Heaven because of their belief in her power to repay it with interest in the life to come.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)