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Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause

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Albert Taylor Bledsoe (1809--1877), a principal architect of the South's "Lost Cause" mythology, remains one of the Civil War generation's most controversial intellectuals. In Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause, Terry A. Barnhart sheds new light on this provocative figure.

Bledsoe gained a respectable reputation in the 1840s and...more
Hardcover, 270 pages
Published June 10th 2011 by Louisiana State University Press (first published June 1st 2011)
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Mark R.
I'm reviewing this book for Civil War History, so I'll just say that it's a good biography limited by the lack of available sources.
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