The Confederate war : how popular will, nationalism, and military strategy could not stave off defeat /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Gallagher, Gary W.
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.
Edition:1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The challenge of the Confederate experience
  • 1. Popular will: "Many years yet I fear, we are to endure these severe trials"
  • A people's will.
  • 2. Nationalism: "The Army of Northern Virginia alone, as the last hope of the South, will win the independence of the Confederacy"
  • Bonds of nationhood.
  • 3. Military strategy: "The Southern populace clamoured for bloody battles"
  • A people defeated.
  • 4. Defeat: "What else could we do but give up?"