Civil War Confederacy

Blood & Iron (American Empire, #1)
The Confederate War: How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave Off Defeat
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1
One of Jackson's Foot Cavalry
Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander
Cold Mountain
The South Was Right!
Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee
An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government
Word of Honor (Shadowcreek Chronicles #1)
Doctors in Gray: The Confederate Medical Service
Devil's Dream
The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy
With This Pledge (Carnton, #1)

Shelby Foote
On Lee as commander: "He had a cheerful dignity and could praise them (his men) without seeming to court their favor. ...more
Shelby Foote, The Civil War, Vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville

by spring 1862 it became universal throughout Confederate regiments for the soldiers to elect their leaders from colonel down to sergeants, the very imposition of military democracy that would lead some to bemoan the demagoguery and wire-pulling with the men in order to seek election.
William C. Davis, Look Away!: A History of the Confederate States of America

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