Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War (Google eBook)

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Little, Brown, May 30, 2009 - History - 384 pages
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David Eicher reveals the story of the political conspiracy, discord and dysfunction in Richmond that cost the South the Civil War. He shows how President Jefferson Davis fought not only with the Confederate House and Senate and with State Governers but also with his own vice-president and secretary of state.

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Dixie betrayed: how the South really lost the Civil War

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Eicher (The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War ) turns to the personalities and politics of the Confederate government to explore and explain the South├ƒ┬»├‚┬┐├‚┬Żs failure to win its ... Read full review

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If you find yourself thinking that your government is dysfunctional, read this book. This book & Jefferson Davis and His Generals cover this topic pretty well. Forget all the Lost Cause mythology ... Read full review


Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
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Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13

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About the author (2009)

David J. Eicher is Editor-in-Chief of Astronomy magazine, the world's largest publication on the subject. He is president of the Astronomy Foundation, the telescope industry's first-ever trade association. He is author of seventeen books on science and history, and at age fifteen founded a magazine on observing galaxies, clusters, and nebulae, Deep Sky Monthly. An avid observer of astronomical objects for more than thirty-five years, he was honored in 1990 by the International Astronomical Union with the naming of minor planet 3617 Eicher.

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