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E. A. POLLARD,
EDITOR OF THE "RICHMOND EXAXIYER"
TWO VOLUMES IN ONE.
CHARLES B. RICHARDSON,
Entered according to Act of Congrens, in the year 1866
BY CHARLES B. RICHARDSON, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern Dretarde
a Nar York.
Review of the Battle of Chancellorsville.-Two Defects in the Victory of the Confederates." The Finest Army on the Planet."-Analysis of the Victory.-Generalship of Lee.-Services and Character of the great Confederate Leader.-His Commonplaces and his Virtues.-The Situation in Virginia.-Lee's Preparations for the Summer Campaign.-Hooker to be Maneuvered out of Virginia.-Reorganization of Lee's Army. The Affair of Brandy Station.-THE CAPTURE OF WINCHESTER.-The Affair of Aldie's Station.-Lee's Army Crossing the Potomac.-Invasion of Pennsylvania.-Alarm in the North.--Hooker Out-Generalled and Removed.-The Mild Warfare of the Confederate Invaders.-Southern "Chivalry."-General Lee's Error. -His Splendid March from Culpepper Court House to Gettysburg.-Feverish Anticipations in Richmond.-THE Battle of GETTYSBURG.-First Day's Engagement.-A Regiment of Corpses.-Charge of Gordon's Brigade.-The Nine Mississippi Heroes. The Yankees Driven through Gettysburg.-A Fatal Mistake of the Confederates.--General Lee's Embarrassments.—THE SECOND DAY.-Cemetery Hill.— Early's Attack Almost a Success.-Adventure of Wright's Brigade.-THE THIRD DAY.-Sublime Terrors of the Artillery.--Heroic and Ever-Memorable Charge of Pickett's Division on the Heights.-Half a Mile of Shot and Shell.-Pickett's Supports Fail.-The Recoil -General Lee's Behavior.-His Greatness in Disaster.-Im mense Carnage.-Death of General Barksdale, "the Haughty Rebel."-General Lee's Retreat. The Affair of Williamsport.-Lee Recrosses the Potomac.-Success of his Retreat.-Yankee Misrepresentation. Review of the Pennsylvania Campaign.-Half of Lee's Plans Disconcerted at Richmond.-Results of the Battle of Gettysburg Negative.-Lee's Retreat Across the Potomac an Inconsequence.--Disappointment in Richmond. The Budget of a Single Day in the Confederate Capital........ PAGE 19
Vicksburg, "the Heroic City."-Its Value to the Confederacy.-An Opportunity Lost by Butler. - Lieutenant-general Pemberton.-A Favorite of President Davis.-The President's Obstinacy.-Blindness of Pemberton to the Enemy's De signs.-His Telegram to Johnston.-Plan of U. S. Grant.-Its Daring.-THE BATTLE OF PORT GIBSON.-Exposure of General Bowen by Pemberton.-The First Mistake.— Pemberton's Disregard of Johnston's Orders.-Grant's advance against Jackson.Johnston's Evacuation of Jackson.-His Appreciation of the Situation,-Urgent Orders to Pemberton.-A Brilliant Opportunity.-Pemberton's Contumacy and Stupidity. His Irretrievable Error.-Yankee Outrages in Jackson.-THE BATTLE OF BAKER'S CREEK, &c.-Stevenson's Heroic Fight.-Alleged Dereliction of General Loring.— His Division Cut Off in the Retreat.-Demoralization of Pemberton's Troops.-The Enemy's Assault on the Big Black.-Shameful Behavior of the Confederates. --A