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
Doctors in Gray: The Confederate Medical Service
The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1
An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of the Confederate Government
Cold Mountain
One of Jackson's Foot Cavalry
Word of Honor (Shadowcreek Chronicles #1)
Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee
Devil's Dream
The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy
The Stonewall Brigade and Hood’s Brigade: The History of the Most Famous Units in Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil War
With This Pledge (Carnton, #1)
Guide to Civil War Nashville

The mythology serves purposes darker than sentiment, nothing more so than the currently popular, and arrantly nonsensical, assertion that Lee freed his inherited slaves in 1862 before the war was over, while Grant kept his until the Thirteenth Amendment freed them in 1865. The subtext is transparent. If Southerner Lee freed his slaves while Northerner Grant kept his, then secession and the war that followed can hardly have had anything to do with slavery and must instead have been over the tarif ...more
William C. Davis, Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, The Peace They Forged

Shelby Foote
for men who a short time before had been shooting at him and doing all in their power to wreck his cause, I remembered what my father had said about the South bearing within itself the seeds of defeat, the Confederacy being conceived already moribund. We were sick from an old malady, he said: incurable romanticism and misplaced chivalry, too much Walter Scott and Dumas read too seriously. We were in love with the past, he said; in love with death.
Shelby Foote, Shiloh

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