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By Paul D. Escott

A sharp-edged and revealing account of the remodeling fight for Southern independence and the inherent contradictions that undermined that effort.

• images, maps, and graphs increase the textual content and illustrate alterations in army energy, the significance of the Border South, and the lack of accomplice territory over time

• A bibliographical essay directs the reader to a few of an important and up to date works within the massive historiography of the Civil War

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