Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War

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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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An interesting history of the Confederate government and less the Confederate military action, which runs counter to many histories of the Civil War. Debunks many popular myths about "The Lost Cause ... Read full review

Contents

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
Postlude
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Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

David J. Eicher is Editor-in-Chief of Astronomy magazine, and one of the most recognized astronomy enthusiasts in the world. He has spoken widely to amateur astronomy groups and written eight books on astronomy including Comets: Visitors from Deep Space and The Universe from your Backyard. He is president of the Astronomy Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors for Starmus Festival. An avid observer of astronomical objects for more than thirty-five years, he was honored by the International Astronomical Union with the naming of a minor planet, 3617 Eicher.

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