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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Splendid and irresistible charge of the Confederates.- Tragical death of Gen. Johnston . — The Confederates press on in their career of victory . - Grant in the last extremity of defeat . - He retreats to the banks of the Tennessee .
Gallant charge of the troops of Longstreet and Hill . — Gen . Johnston wounded . — The affair of the next day . — Important change of military command .-- Secret history of the attempt to limit the military power of President Davis .
Final charge of the day . - Its fierce grandeur . – Victory of the Confederates . - McClellan retreats towards the James River . - Failure of Magruder and Hager to intercept him . - The great errour which they committed .
Gallant and impetuous charge of Price's tronps . — The second day's fight . Mismanagement of the attack on the enemy's works . — Terrible slaughter at College Hill . — The Confederates repulsed .-- Affair on the Hatchie River .
Splendid charge of the Confederates . — The day undecided , but the advantage with the Confederates . — Bragg's " Happy New Year . ” — Breckinridge attempts to dislodge the enemy .— “ The bloody crossing of Stone River .
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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