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Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War by David J Eicher Online



Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War

Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War

  • Title: Dixie Betrayed: How the South Really Lost the Civil War
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  • ISBN : 9780316739054
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 384 pages


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 Reviews (9)

  • This history reviews the discords which divided the Confederate States of America, between the Executive in Richmond and the governments of the states, within the military and within the Confederate govenment itself While mentioning divisions within the population, this is not the focus There s no R [..]

  • saved itself in the very last few pages from being a complete disaster. [..]

  • Overall, this was a very easily digestible and enjoyable book to read At the core of Dixie Betrayed , Eicher is making two arguments They are arguments that have been made many times before First, that the ideological nature of the states rights argument probably doomed the C.S.A., and second, that [..]

  • Take several dozen fire breathing states rights politicians who have become accustomed to being the opposition to authority and attempt to form a government Then be surprised when they can t cooperate, give any power to a central government or shut their big mouths This makes a convincing case that [..]

  • 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 and shows exactly why the Confederacy lost the Civil War individual states who secede for states rights [..]

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