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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Preparations of the Confederate Government for War . - Rush of volunteers to arms . - President Davis ' estimate of the military necessity . — Removal of the seat of government to Richmond . - Activity of Virginia . — Robert E. Lee .
Seward's correspondence with the British Government . - His collapse . — The last resort of demagogueism . — Disappointment of the Confederates in the termination of the “ Trent " affair . - Earl Russell's declaration in Parliament.
How Earl Russell was bullied by the Washington Government . The story of the Lairds ' rams .-- Cruise of the Alabama.- Why she fought the Kearsarge off the French coast . — Capt . Semmes ' motives for a naval duel .
The Federal Government declares paroles void . — Commissioner Ould denounces the cheat .-- His retaliation with respect to the Vicksburg prisoners.He waives the cartel , and makes a new proposition . - He sends to Washington lists of ...
HOW TERMINATED , THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT A MIXED OXE.THE COLONIAL PERIOD . - FIRST PROPOSITION OF A GENERAL CONGRESS.— DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.- ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION . — THEIR OCCASION AND ORIGIN .
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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