The myth of the lost cause and Civil War history

Other Authors: Gallagher, Gary W., Nolan, Alan T.
Format: Ebook
Language: English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2000.
Online Access: Read Ebook
Table of Contents:
  • The anatomy of the myth / Alan T. Nolan
  • Jubal A. Early, the lost cause, and Civil War history: a persistent legacy / Gary W. Gallagher
  • "Is our love for Wade Hampton foolishness?": South Carolina and the lost cause / Charles J. Holden
  • "These few gray-haired, battle-scarred veterans": Confederate Army reunions in Georgia, 1885-95 / Keith S. Bohannon
  • New South visionaries: Virginia's last generation of slaveholders, the gospel of progress, and the lost cause / Peter S. Carmichael
  • James Longstreet and the lost cause / Jeffry D. Wert
  • Continuous hammering and mere attrition: lost cause critics and the military reputation of Ulysses S. Grant / Brooks D. Simpson
  • "Let the people see the old life as it was": LaSalle Corbell Pickett and the myth of the lost cause / Lesley J. Gordon
  • The immortal Confederacy: another look at lost cause religion / Lloyd A. Hunter.