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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-Beauregard demands the surrender of the Fort . - The bombardment .-- The fort on fire . — The Federal fleet takes no part in the fight . - The surrender . - Great excitement in the North . - Its true meaning . – The crusade against the ...
Its surrender to Price . - Gallantry of Col. Mulligan . - Critical position of Price . — His disappointment of Confederate succour . — His adroit retreat . - Missouri's ordinance of secession . - Fremont superseded .
A surrender determined . — Escape of Floyd and Pillow . — Buckner's letter to Grant.Johnston's movement to Nashville . — Excitement there . Retreat of Johnston's command to Murfreesboro ' .--- Panic in Nashville .
Mackall's surrender.— Wretched management of the evacuation of the Island . - Great loss of Confederate artillery . - The Battle of Shiloh . - Concentration of Confederate forces at Corinth . - Grant's lines at Pittsburg .
Surrender of the Federal garrison at Mumfordsville . - Bragg's whole army between Nashville and Louisville . — His splendid opportunity .-- He does not use it . — He permits Buell to pass to Louisville without a battle.
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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