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The Resource 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, by Edward A. Pollard ; with numerous splendid steel portraits

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, by Edward A. Pollard ; with numerous splendid steel portraits

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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
Title
The lost cause
Title remainder
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
Statement of responsibility
by Edward A. Pollard ; with numerous splendid steel portraits
Title variation
New southern history of the war of the Confederates
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book recounts the Civil War as a battle between "two nations of opposite civilizations" and that slavery enriched the South
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
E487
LC item number
.P76 1866
Literary form
non fiction
Label
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, by Edward A. Pollard ; with numerous splendid steel portraits
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
True value of the federal principle -- The federal principle ultimately fatal to the Union -- Material decline of the South -- The sectional equilibrium -- Preparations of South Carolina to withdraw from the Union -- Character of Abraham Lincoln in history -- In what sense Virginia seceded from the Union -- Mr. Lincoln's remark about the wolf - The victory of Manassas, a misfortune fro the Confederates -- The Congress in Washington -- The fickle public of the North -- General character of the military events in the year 1862 -- True causes for the Confederate disasters in the second year of the war -- The new line of Confederate defense south of Nashville -- The military situation of the lower Mississippi -- More than one-third of the federal forces operating against Richmond -- The tardiness of McClellan -- Effect of McClellan's defeat in the North -- The Western theatre of the war -- The two main theatres of the war -- Review of political questions in the war -- Military situation in the early months of 1863 -- Vicksburg, the second prize of the war -- Favorable aspects of the Confederate affairs after the battle of Chancellorsville -- Gettysburg and Vicksburg twin disasters for the Confederates -- The new attempt upon Fort Sumter and Charleston -- General Joseph E. Johnston's prophecy of the fate of Tennessee -- Conference of Gen Bragg and Longstreet the day after the battle of Chickamauga -- Effect of the federal successes of 1863 on the Northern elections -- A train of Confederate success in the beginning of 1864 -- Opening of the great spring campaign of 1864 -- Position of the armies around Richmond, June 1, 1864 -- Sherman's campaign in Georgia the important correspondent of Grant's in Virginia -- The presidential canvass of 1864 in the North -- An intrigue in Richmond against Gen Johnson -- Campaign of 1864 in the Valley of Virginia -- Gen Grant's opinion of maneuvering -- The exchange of prisoners, and their treatment in captivity -- How Sherman's march through Georgia developed a crisis in the Confederacy -- Gen Sherman's new base at Savannah -- Gen Lee's lines around Richmond and Petersburg -- Public feeling in Richmond after evacuation day -- Gen Lee's surrender the decisive event of the war -- Proper limit of the narrative of the war
Control code
5048460
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
752 pages, [5] pages of leaves
Lccn
33016490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 2 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)5048460
Label
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, by Edward A. Pollard ; with numerous splendid steel portraits
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
True value of the federal principle -- The federal principle ultimately fatal to the Union -- Material decline of the South -- The sectional equilibrium -- Preparations of South Carolina to withdraw from the Union -- Character of Abraham Lincoln in history -- In what sense Virginia seceded from the Union -- Mr. Lincoln's remark about the wolf - The victory of Manassas, a misfortune fro the Confederates -- The Congress in Washington -- The fickle public of the North -- General character of the military events in the year 1862 -- True causes for the Confederate disasters in the second year of the war -- The new line of Confederate defense south of Nashville -- The military situation of the lower Mississippi -- More than one-third of the federal forces operating against Richmond -- The tardiness of McClellan -- Effect of McClellan's defeat in the North -- The Western theatre of the war -- The two main theatres of the war -- Review of political questions in the war -- Military situation in the early months of 1863 -- Vicksburg, the second prize of the war -- Favorable aspects of the Confederate affairs after the battle of Chancellorsville -- Gettysburg and Vicksburg twin disasters for the Confederates -- The new attempt upon Fort Sumter and Charleston -- General Joseph E. Johnston's prophecy of the fate of Tennessee -- Conference of Gen Bragg and Longstreet the day after the battle of Chickamauga -- Effect of the federal successes of 1863 on the Northern elections -- A train of Confederate success in the beginning of 1864 -- Opening of the great spring campaign of 1864 -- Position of the armies around Richmond, June 1, 1864 -- Sherman's campaign in Georgia the important correspondent of Grant's in Virginia -- The presidential canvass of 1864 in the North -- An intrigue in Richmond against Gen Johnson -- Campaign of 1864 in the Valley of Virginia -- Gen Grant's opinion of maneuvering -- The exchange of prisoners, and their treatment in captivity -- How Sherman's march through Georgia developed a crisis in the Confederacy -- Gen Sherman's new base at Savannah -- Gen Lee's lines around Richmond and Petersburg -- Public feeling in Richmond after evacuation day -- Gen Lee's surrender the decisive event of the war -- Proper limit of the narrative of the war
Control code
5048460
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
752 pages, [5] pages of leaves
Lccn
33016490
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Library's copy 2 (Special Collect): From the library of Claude Elliott, gift of Emma Edwin Elliott.
Other physical details
portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)5048460

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