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Table of Contents Preface iv Acknowledgments vi I SLAVERY AND THE COMING WAR 1. And the War Came 2 2. Escape and Revolt in Black and White 37 II THE LOST CAUSE REVISITED 3. The Confederacy: A House Divided? 78 4. Was the Best Defense a Good Offense? Jefferson Davis and Confederate Strategies 97 5. The Saratoga that Wasn't: The Impact of Antietam Abroad 123 6. To Conquer a Peace? Lee's Goals in the Gettysburg Campaign 149 7. The Last Rebel: Jesse James 170 8. Long-Legged Yankee Lies: THe Lost-Cause Textbook Crusade 183 III ARCHITECTS OF VICTORY 9. "We Stand By Each Other Always": Grant and Sherman 213 10. The Hard Hand of War 239 11. Unvexed to the Sea: Lincoln, Grant, and the Vicksburg Campaign 254 IV. HOME FRONT AND BATTLE FRONT 12. Brahmins at War 279 13. "Spend Much Time in Reading the Daily Papers": The Press and Army Morale in the Civil War 295A 14. No Peace Without Victory, 1861-1865 322 V. LINCOLN 15. To Remember That He Had Lived 363 16. AS Commander-in-Chief I have a Right to Take any Measure Whcih May Best Subdue the Enemy 408 Index
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.