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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Failure of Huger's attack . -Another opportunity lost . – Battle of Frazier's Farm . - Hill and Longstreet's troops only engaged . - Battle of Malvern Hill . — McClellan's position on the Hill.His numerous artillery .
Success of Breckinridge's attack . He waits for the iron - clad Arkansas.She becomes unmanageable and is fired by her crew . - Withdrawal of Breckinridge from Baton Rouge . - Oonfederate occupation of Port Hudson .
The attack on the Confederate right .-- Young Pelham's gallantry.The Confederate right broken . — The battle restored . - Interest of the field on the left . — The attack on Marye's and Willis ' Hills . ... They make six attacks .
Attack of an iron - clad fleet upon Charleston .-Trial between iron - clads and artillery . - Combat of the Keokuk and Fort Sumter .-Complete triumph of the Confederates . — The prestige of " Monitors ” destroyed..356 OHAPTER XXII .
Taylor's attack and repulse at Milliken's Bend.Pemberton's despatch to Johnston . — The reply : " Something may yet be done to save Vicksburg . ” — Johnston prepares to attack on 7th July . — Pemberton surrenders on Fourth of July .
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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