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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Resources and wealth of the Western section of Virginia . — Wise's command . — The enemy in the Kanawha Valley . — Wise's retreat to Lewisburg . - The Floyd brigade . - Advance of the joint forces towards the Gauley .
Sedgwick's advance from Fredericksburg . - It arrests Lee's pursuit of Hooker . The fight near Salem Church . -Sedgwick's force routed . Hooker retreats across the river .-- His terrible losses . - Chancellorsville , the masterpiece of ...
Advance of the storming column . - Its repulse .--- Terrible scenes of carnage .-- Siege operations . - Appeals to the South Carolina planters , and their indifference . — Gillmore prepares to bombard and destroy Charleston .
Lines of Rosecrans ' advance.- Bragg resolves to advance and attack him .-- Arrival of Longstreet with five brigades . The enemy anticipates a flank movement by Bragg . - A severe encounter . — Cleburne's gallant charge .
-The federal advance up Red River . The Confederates fall back towards Shreveport . - Battle of Mansfield.- How the action was brought on .-- Rout of the enemy . - Singular scenes on the pursuit . - Battle of Pleasant Hill .
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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