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The Confederate War

By: "Gallagher, Gary W."

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press:

Seller ID: 9780674160569

ISBN: 0674160568

Condition: GOOD


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 slavery. But, argues distinguished historian Gary Gallagher, we should not ask why the Confederacy collapsed so soon but rather how it lasted so long. In "The Confederate War" he reexamines the Confederate experience through the actions and words of the people who lived it to show how the home front responded to the war, endured great hardships, and asse... View more info