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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