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The Confederate War: How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave off Defeat

by Gallagher, Gary W.
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Issue: Summer 1999
ISBN: 0674160568

Gallagher argues the Confederate nation was never doomed from the start. A more accurate portrayal of Southern attitudes emerges in light of the strength of commitment to the war on the home front, which lasted four years.

review of The Confederate War: How Popular Will, Nationalism, and Military Strategy Could Not Stave off Defeat, by Gallagher, Gary W., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 1999).