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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Ceremony of inauguration . - Criticism of Lincoln's address.What the Republican party thought of it . — Serious pause at Washington . - Statement of Horace Greeley . — How the Inaugural Address was received in the Seceded States.
Lee received the news of Jackson's fall.The battle in front of Chancellorsville .-- Hooker's army crippled and driven . - Sedgwick's advance from Fredericksburg . - It arrests Lee's pursuit of Hooker . The fight near Salem Church .
The result of the contest was , that Abraham Lincoln received the entire electoral vote of every free State , except New Jersey , and was , of course , elected President of the United States , according to the forms of the Constitution ...
... that he went thence unencumbered by the remembrance of any injury received ; but he said , if the North had resolved on hostile relations towards the seceded States , then we will invoke the God of our fathers , who delivered them ...
He had received a military education at West Point ; bad served in the Mexican War , at the head of a regiment of volunteer riflemen , winning distinction at Monterey and Buena Vista ; and had been called to the cabinet of President ...
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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