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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He crosses the Pamunkey River .— " The Peninsula ” made the battle - ground again .-- The sum of glory achieved by Lee's army . - Statement as to Lee's reinforcements . — The Federal host held at bay by an army of fifty thousand men .
... Democratic party , and that she thus held the reins of government during the greater portion of the time the tariffs alleged to be so injurious to her interests existed . And here we touch a remarkable fact in American politics .
It held that the Missouri Compromise act , “ being inconsistent with the principles of non - intervention by Congress with slavery in the States and Territories as recognized by the legislation of 1850 , commonly called the Compromise ...
For six months the Kansas question occupied Congress , and held the country in anxiety and suspense . It was a contest for political power between North and South . The mere industrial interests or morals of slavery had nothing to do ...
The Sonth had held political power at Washington for a long time ; but that power threatened nothing in the North , sought nothing from it , desired to disturb nothing in it . It had no aggressive intent : it stood constantly on the ...
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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