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The defeat of the Confederacy

The defeat of the Confederacy

a documentary survey

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Published by Van Nostrand in Princeton, N. J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Confederate States of America -- History,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statementedited by Henry Steele Commager.
    SeriesAn Anvil original, 71
    ContributionsCommager, Henry Steele, 1902-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23744135M

    Sep 23,  · / Why the South Lost the Civil War Although the reasons for the defeat of the Confederacy in the American Civil War are debated just as energetically as the causes of the war, the answer to the question, “Why did the South lose the war?” was actually answered a long time ago. Although the ghosts of the Confederacy still haunted the New South, Foster concludes that they did little to shape behavior in it—white southerners, in celebrating the war, ultimately trivialized its memory, reduced its cultural power, and failed to derive any special wisdom from defeat.1/5.

    Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Aug 24,  · They're responsible for being losers, d'oh. Nabb1: I think this comes to a surprise only to yankees suffering from the misconception that all Southerners were uniformly slave-owning rebels who hated the Union when just about everyone from the South knows better. In fact, if you have roots going back that far down here, it is far from unusual to find you family members serving on both sides.

    Gary Gallagher talked about General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, the conclusion of the war, and the Confederate army’s perspective on the reasons for their defeat. “Robert E. Lee. A tremendous achievement and a must-read for scholars of the Confederacy.—American Nineteenth Century History A significant contribution to our understanding of both the problems plaguing southern agriculture and the reasons for the Confederacy's defeat.—Journal Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.


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Nov 30,  · Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South, - Kindle edition by Gaines M. Foster. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South, /5(10). The Confederate War [Gary W.

Gallagher] on evenousaccess.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. If one is to believe contemporary historians, the South never had a chance. Many allege that the Confederacy lost the Civil War because of internal division or civilian disaffection; others point to flawed military strategy or ambivalence over evenousaccess.com by: The Lost Cause of the Confederacy, or simply the Lost Cause, is an American pseudo-historical, negationist ideology that holds that the cause of the Confederacy during the American Civil War was a just and heroic one.

The ideology endorses the supposed virtues of the antebellum South, viewing the war as a struggle primarily to save the Southern way of life, or to defend "states' rights", in. Ghosts of the confederacy: defeat, the lost cause, and the emergence of the new South, to User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

In this original, absorbing book, Foster shows how the South overcame its defeat and adapted to the "New South'' by creating the Lost Cause myth. Postwar Confederate organizations shaped a Southern. Although the ghosts of the Confederacy still haunted the New South, Foster concludes that they did little to shape behavior in it--white southerners, in celebrating the war, ultimately trivialized its memory, reduced its cultural power, and failed to derive any special wisdom from defeat.

There were several reasons for the defeat of the Confederacy which included no industrial base, (Donaldp. 99) inadequate transportation net (Donald,p. 99), and bickering among the generals (McPherson & Hogue,p.

) etc., but the overriding factor was that the Confederacy never. Ghosts of the Confederacy Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South, Gaines M. Foster. Through an examination of memoirs, personal papers, and postwar Confederate rituals, this book explores how white southerners interpreted the Civil War, accepted defeat, and readily embraced reunion and a New South.

evenousaccess.com: Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause and the Emergence of the New South, () by Foster, Gaines M. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(68).

The defeat of the Confederacy: a documentary survey. [Henry Steele Commager; American Council of Learned Societies.] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create # ACLS Humanities E-Book. William C. Davis knows the history of the Confederacy as well as any historian today, and his penetrating analysis of Jefferson Davis and Breckinridge provides a fresh look at their contrasting emotions, differing world views and divergent conceptions of southern honor and defeat.

Jefferson Davis was a cold, combative, distant autocrat. Why the Confederacy Lost Edited by Gabor S. Boritt Gettysburg Civil War Institute Books. Brings together five of today's premier Civil War historians--James McPherson, Archer Jones, Gary Gallagher, Reed Mitchell, and Joseph Glatthaar.

Explanations for Confederate defeat in the Civil War can be broken into two categories: some historians argue that the Confederacy collapsed largely because of social divisions within Southern society, while others emphasize the Union's military defeat of Confederate armies.

WHY THE CONFEDERACY LOST User Review - Kirkus. In this slender but sensibly argued group of essays edited by Boritt (Civil War Studies/Gettysburg College), five outstanding Civil War scholars offer their views of what led to Robert E.

Lee's 3/5(2). Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and veterans' reunions, Ghosts of the Confederacy probes into how white southerners adjusted to and interpreted their defeat and explores the cultural implications of a central event in American history.

Foster argues that, contrary to southern folklore, southerners actually accepted their /5(10). Ghosts of the Confederacy book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. After Lee and Grant met at Appomatox Court House in t /5. Jun 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of An Honorable Defeat: The Last Days of book by William C.

Davis. In the final days of the Civil War, when defeat loomed for the South, Confederate Secretary of War John C. Breckenridge warned, This has been a magnificent epic. Free shipping over $Cited by: 5.

Clair's defeat, also known as the Battle of the Wabash, the Battle of Wabash River or the Battle of a Thousand Slain, was a battle fought on November 4,in the Northwest Territory of the United States of America.

The U.S. Army faced the Western Confederacy of Native Americans, as part of Location: Near present-day Fort Recovery, Ohio. Read this book on Questia. After Lee and Grant met at Appomatox Court House in to sign the document ending the long and bloody Civil War, the South at last had to face defeat as the dream of a Confederate nation melted into the Lost Cause.

Jan 04,  · book reviews91 saved the Union; and to the editors, for making this rich primary source available. We can look forward to Kohl's forthcoming history ofthe Irish Brigade. Michael B. Chesson University of Massachusetts at Boston Ghostsof the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, andthe Emergence of the New South, to By Gaines M.

Foster. Nov 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the book by Gaines M. Foster. After Lee and Grant met at Appomatox Court House in to sign the document ending the long and bloody Civil War, the South at last had to face defeat as the Free shipping over $/5(2).

Stephen R. Wise, Lifeline of the Confederacy: Blockade Running During the Civil War, (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, ), v In Lifeline of the Confederacy, Stephen R.

Wise demonstrates the importance of blockade running and how these ships and sailors aided the Confederacy. During the four years of battle, the South relied.Jan 06,  · The bulk of this book is an attempt to show that the Confederacy’s own women and slaves waged “war” against it by playing a huge — and previously ignored — .Oct 14,  · Immediately after the Civil War, the public was swamped with war stories, journals, memoirs, and battle descriptions.

Former army commanders renewed wartime arguments about tactics and strategies in print—the pen and the printing press now their o.