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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Massachusetts complained of the boon of independence , when she could no longer find a market for her fish and oil of fish , which at this time constituted almost wholly the exports of that region , which has since reached to such ...
The news soon reached Washington ; and Col. Robert E. Lee , then lieutenant - colonel of the Second Cavalry , was despatched to command the regular troops concentrating at Harper's Ferry . Accompanied by his aid , Lient .
... Federal fleet had reached the rendezvous off Charleston . It attempted to take no part in the fight . The only explanation of this extraordinary conduct of the naval expedition is found in a curious account from the pen of Capt .
Before his aides reached the fort , the Federal flag was displayed on the parapets , but remained there only a short time , when it was hauled down , and a white flag substituted in its place . The fort had surrendered .
Some time ago , an ominous growl from Wall street had reached the ear of the Government at Washington . The discontent had since slowly and steadily manifested itself . Combinations were spoken of among Northern capitalists to terminate ...
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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