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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Missouri manhood . — The Western Virginia campaign . - 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 .
Zollicoffer's brigade . — The contested hill . - Death of Zollicoffer . — Defeat of the Confederates . - Crittenden crosses the Cumberland . — His losses . - Importance of the disaster . — Designs of the enemy in Western Kentucky .
A Confederate brigade gives way before a skirmish line of the enemy . - A disgraceful panic and rout . - Hood escapes across the Tennessee River . — His losses .-- The whole scheme of Confederate defence terminated West of the ...
Jackson - afterwards known as the immortal “ Stonewall " Jackson - with his brigade , was sent to the neighbourhood of Martinsburg , to aid Stuart's cavalry in destroying what they could of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad stock ...
Bonham's brigade , which held the approaches to Mitchell's Ford . Meanwhile , he was advancing in strong columns of infantry , with artillery and cavalry on Blackburn's Ford , which was covered by Gen. Longstreet's brigade .
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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