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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97 “ You are aware of the great anxiety of the Secretary of War that a collision of the troops with the people of the State shall be avoided , and of his studied determination to pursue a course with reference to the military force and ...
another step - actually to send troops to Sumter . Under his direction the War Department chartered a steamer called the “ Star of the West , " which sailed from New York on the 5th of January , 1861 , having on board two hundred and ...
Troops were stationed in different parts of the city ; sentinels were posted on the tops of the highest houses and other eminences ; the President moved to the Capitol in a hollow square of cavalry ; and from the East portico delivered ...
Referring to the troops that had been raised , the speaker asked who ever saw such an army as has been gathered in our land ? He would not except the rare birds of Billy Wilson's Regiment . He might venture to say of them that their ...
He exchanged his former pretext for calling out troops to repossess the Southern forts . He induced his new forces to believe that they were only intended for the defence of his capital .
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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