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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Statement of Commissary Northrop . - Attempt to get supplies through the blockade.- How mismanaged . The Crenshaw contract . — Small yield of impressments . — The whole Confederate policy of subsistence a failure .
Gen . Lee offers to lead a charge . - Touching remonstrances of the men . — The Confederate attack withdrawn . - Results of the day.- . Gordon's night attack . - Grant's whole army on the verge of rout .-- His immense losses .
The whole ground is covered by these two propositions : that subordination is the necessary sondition of the black man ; and that the so - called “ slavery ” in the South was but the preciso adjustment of this subordination by law . of ...
To me , it appears improper in two points of view — first , it is giving that power and weight to an individual Colony which ought of right to belong to the whole . Then it damps the spirit and ardour of volunteers from all but the four ...
... its people were trained in the highest civilization , were models of manners for the whole country , rivalled the sentimentalism of the oldest countries of Europe , established the only schools of honour in America , and presented a ...
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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