Southern History Of The War: The Third Year Of The War (1865)

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Kessinger Publishing, 2008 - History - 404 pages
Southern History of the War: The Third Year of the War (1865) is a historical account written by Edward Alfred Pollard. The book chronicles the events of the third year of the American Civil War, which took place in 1865. The author, who was a journalist and editor for the Richmond Examiner during the war, provides a unique perspective on the conflict from a Southern point of view. Pollard's writing is vivid and detailed, and he provides insight into the political and military strategies of both the Union and Confederate forces. He also delves into the social and economic impacts of the war on the Southern states, including the effects of the Union blockade and the devastation caused by Sherman's March to the Sea. The book is divided into chapters that cover different aspects of the war, such as the fall of Richmond, the assassination of President Lincoln, and the surrender of General Lee at Appomattox. Pollard's writing style is engaging and informative, and he draws on a variety of sources, including personal accounts, official documents, and newspaper articles. Overall, Southern History of the War: The Third Year of the War (1865) is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the American Civil War, particularly from the perspective of the Confederacy. It provides a detailed account of the events of 1865 and sheds light on the experiences of those who lived through this tumultuous time in American history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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