The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates. Comprising a Full and Authentic Account of the Rise and Progress of the Late Southern Confederacy--the Campaigns, Battles, Incidents, and Adventures of the Most Gigantic Struggle of the World's History
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The novelty of the American Constitution the result of an accident . — State Rights.- Amendments to the Constitution . — Nature of the American Union . — Not a Consolidated nationality . — The Right of Secession .
Comparisons of Southern representation in Congress at the date of the Constitution and in the year 1860 .-- Sectional domination of the North . - A protective Tariff .— " The Bill of abominations . " — Senator Benton on the Tariff ...
Identity of John Brown's provisional constitution and ordinances with the subsequent policy of the Republican Party . - Curious foreshadow of Southern subjugation . — The descent on Harper's Ferry . - Capture and execution of Brown .
Martial rage in the North . — Imperfect appreciation of the Orisis in the South . — Early ideas of the war at Montgomery . - Secret history of the Confederate Constitution . - Southern opinion of Yankee soldiers . What was CONTENTS .
The constitutional point at issue between M'Clellan and Lincoln . — The Radical wing of the Republican party . -The Oleveland convention . ... A large element of encouragement in it . — The victory of the Constitution postponed .
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This was published very soon after the end of the War. Edward A. Pollard was an editor of "The Richmond Examiner" and had access to a huge amount of data and the assistance of many reporters and ... Read full review