Table of contents for This mighty scourge : perspectives on the Civil War / James M. McPherson.

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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.