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 Federals forced back towards the Wynn's Ferry Road . -The opportunity of exit lost . - Gen . Buckner's explanation . A commentary on military hesitation . How the day was lost . — Nine hours of combat - Scenes on the battle - field ...
Sherman's designs on the Macon Road . — Unsuccessful raids of Stoneman and M'Cook . - Hood's great mistake . He sends off his cavalry towards Chattanooga . - Sherman moves on the Macon Road . -Defeat of Hardee at Jonesboro ' .
There was one road to peace , and that was absolute and entire subjection . [ Cheers . ] He did Dot mean the subjection of the South , but of the riotous mob which there had control of affairs . The sword of justice was the only pen ...
... in the direction of Great Bethel , a church which stood about nine miles on the road leading south from Hampton . The position here had been entrenched by Gen. J. B. Magruder , who had in his command about eighteen hundred men .
But this plan was disconcerted by a failure to block the road from Rich Mountain to Beverley ; and Gen. Garnett was compelled to retreat by a mountain road into Hardy County . The retreat was a painful one , and attended with great ...
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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