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 exchange of prisoners , and their treatment in captivity . Exceeding interest of CONTENTS . xxvii Counter - charge of the Federals . the subject . - Slight account of prisoners in the early periods of the war.
His retaliation with respect to the Vicksburg prisoners.He waives the cartel , and makes a new proposition . - He sends to Washington lists of mortality in the Andersonville prison . — The Federal Government does not reply .
Brown refused all terms but those which he had more than once already asked for , namely : “ That he should be permitted to pass out unmolested with his men and arms and prisoners , that they should proceed unpursued to the second toll ...
Six companies of infantry succeeded in escaping ; the other part of the command was surrendered as prisoners of war . As soon as Gen. Garnett heard of the result of the engagement at Rich Mountain , he determined to evacuate Laurel Hill ...
Beauregard estimated at 4,500 , in killed . wounded , and prisoners ; they had taken twenty - eight pieces of artillery and five thousand small arms ; and they had captured nearly all of the enemy's colours . But the Confederates showed ...
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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