The Lost Cause (Paperback)

A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates

By Edward A. Pollard

University Press of the Pacific, 9781410215666, 756pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 2004

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Description

When originally published in 1867, this book was described as "comprising a full and authentic account of the rise and progress of the late southern Confederacy - the campaigns, battles, incidents, and adventures of the most gigantic struggle of the world's history, drawn from official sources, and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders." Edward A Pollard (1831-1872) was Editor of the Richmond Examiner during the Civil War; generally acknowledged as the ablest and most prolific Southern writer of the period.