The History of the Confederate War, Its Causes and Its Conduct, Volume I (of 2) A Narrative and Critical History
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The History of the Confederate War, Its Causes and Its Conduct, Volume I (of 2) A Narrative and Critical History

By George Cary Eggleston
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  • THE HISTORY OF THE CONFEDERATE WAR
    • CONTENTS
    • PART I THE CAUSES OF THE WAR
    • INTRODUCTION The Magnitude of the Confederate War
    • CHAPTER I A Public, not a Civil, War
    • CHAPTER II The Growth of the National Idea
    • CHAPTER III The "Irrepressible Conflict"
    • CHAPTER IV The Annexation of Texas
    • CHAPTER V The Compromise of 1850
    • CHAPTER VI Uncle Tom's Cabin
    • CHAPTER VII The Repeal of the Missouri Compromise, The Kansas-Nebraska Bill and Squatter Sovereignty
    • CHAPTER VIII The Kansas War—The Dred Scott Decision—John Brown's Exploit at Harper's Ferry
    • CHAPTER IX The Election of 1860
    • CHAPTER X The Birth of War
    • BOOK II THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR
    • CHAPTER XI The Reduction of Fort Sumter
    • CHAPTER XII The Attitude of the Border States
    • CHAPTER XIII "Pepper Box" Strategy
    • CHAPTER XIV Manassas
    • CHAPTER XV The Paralysis of Victory
    • CHAPTER XVI The European Menace
    • CHAPTER XVII Border Operations
    • CHAPTER XVIII The Blockade—The Conquest of the Coast and the Neglect to Follow up the Advantage thus Gained
    • CHAPTER XIX The Era of Incapacity
    • CHAPTER XX The First Appearance of Grant
    • CHAPTER XXI The Situation Before Shiloh
    • CHAPTER XXII Between Manassas and Shiloh—The Situation in Virginia
    • CHAPTER XXIII Shiloh
    • CHAPTER XXIV New Madrid and Island Number 10
    • CHAPTER XXV Farragut at New Orleans
    • CHAPTER XXVI McClellan's Peninsular Advance
    • CHAPTER XXVII Jackson's Valley Campaign
    • CHAPTER XXVIII The Seven Days' Battles
    • CHAPTER XXIX The Second Manassas Campaign
    • CHAPTER XXX Lee's First Invasion of Maryland
    • Transcribers' Note
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