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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Fremont in command of the Federal forces in Missouri .-- His proclamation emancipating the slaves . - Its novelty and brutality . - Repudiated at Washington . — The siege of Lexington . — Its surrender to Price . - Gallantry of Col.
A. S. Johnston's command and position . - Battle of Fishing Creek . — The Confederate right in Kentucky . - Gen . Crittenden's command in extreme straits . - Difficulty in subsisting it . ... Commands of Buckner , Pillow , and Floyd .
Van Dorn's command . An obstinate fight.Death of M'Culloch . — The Confederate success indecisive and imperfect . — Reasons for Van Dorn's retreat . - Confederate designs upon Missouri abandoned for the present .
The influence of speculation . - How the engrossers managed in Richmond . - Summary of the mismanagement of the Confederate finances ... 415 OHAPTER X X VI . The new attempt upon Fort Sumter and Charleston . — Gen . Gillmore's command .
X Frazier in command at Cumberland Gap . His correspondence with Gen. Buckner . -The defences of the Gap imperfect . - Insufficiency of the garrison . — Why Gen. Frazier surrendered it . - Two lines of operations now opened against ...
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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