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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M'Clellan held in check by eleven thousand Confederates . — Outwitted again by Johnston . - Retreat of the Confederates up the Peninsula .-- Strategic merit of the movement . — Battle of Williamsburg . - Longstreet's division engaged .
Tremendous exertions of Stevenson's division . — Gen . Loring fails to support him , remains inactive , and is cut off in the retreat . — Pemberton's new position upon the Big Black . -Its strength . — It is shamefully abandoned .
Anderson with Kershaw's division . - Battle of Winchester . — Gen . Grant advises Sheridan to " go in . ” — Early's small force . — How it came to be scattered over twenty - two miles . - Ramseur's division sustains the attack until the ...
We have elsewhere briefly referred to the divisions of population between the Northern and Southern States , marked as they were by strong contrasts between the characters of the people of each . Had these divisions existed only in a ...
There was thus early recognized in American history a political North and a political South ; the division being coincident with the line that separated the slave - holding from the non - slave - holding States .
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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