The long surrender

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Random House, Mar 1, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 319 pages
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Chronicles the collapse of the Confederacy and the flight of Jefferson Davis and his cabinet in an effort to escape capture and surrender

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Review: The Long Surrender: The Collapse of the Confederacy & the Flight of Jefferson Davis

User Review  - Fredrick Danysh - Goodreads

During the last days of the Civil War, Lee was fighting a losing battle with lack of equipment and a starving army. The only thing holding the army was the loyalty of his men to Marse Lee. When he did ... Read full review

Review: The Long Surrender: The Collapse of the Confederacy & the Flight of Jefferson Davis

User Review  - Sean Chick - Goodreads

Well told tale with sympathy for the South that doesn't go overboard. However, once Davis is captured and the other cabinet members escape the book drags and seems jumbled. Read full review

Contents

PART
1
Blow her to hell
33
A fire bell in the night
44
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

BURKE DAVIS is a historian and noted author associated with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He has written more than thirty books, many about the colonial period in American history. He lives in southwestern Virginia.