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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The decision to give battle to the enemy . - Zollicoffer's brigade . — The contested hill . - Death of Zollicoffer . — Defeat of the Confederates . - Crittenden crosses the Cumberland . — His losses . - Importance of the disaster .
... in the Amendments , which were the fruit of the legislative wisdom of the States , not of that of the Convention , and were designed to give a full development and a proper accuracy to what was certainly ill - performed work in it .
of the modern Yankee ; although it remained for those subsequent influences which educate nations as well as individuals to complete that character , to add new vices to it , and to give it its full development .
It is true that a large portion of the Democratic party resided in the North , and that many of the active politicians there pretended to give in their adhesion to the States Rights school of politics . But this Democratic alliance with ...
... the Convention would be bound to submit any portion of the Constitution to a popular vote , in order to give it validity ; and he argued the fallacy and unreasonableness of such an opinion , by insisting that it.
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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