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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It is not unusual in countries of large extent for the tides of population and enterprise to change their directions and establish new seats of power and prosperity . But the change which in little more than a generation after the ...
Under his direction the War Department chartered a steamer called the “ Star of the West , " which sailed from New York on the 5th of January , 1861 , having on board two hundred and fifty soldiers , besides stores and munitions of war ...
... Brigadiergeneral , with official directions to proceed to Charleston , and assume command of all the troops in actual service in and around that place . On arriving there he immediately examined the fortifications , and undertook ...
Lee's first task was to organize and equip the military forces that were from every direction flowing in upon his charge . The military council at the State House , Richmond , consisting of Governor Letcher , Lieut.Gov.
... in the vicinity of Fortress Monroe , an affair occurred on the 10th of June , which , though it is not to be ranked as a decisive engagement , was certainly a serious and well - timed check to the enemy in this direction .
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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