With Lee in Virginia: a story of the American Civil War by George Alfred Henty

With Lee in Virginia: a story of the American Civil War

byGeorge Alfred Henty

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The Great War between the Northern and Southern States of America possesses a peculiar interest for us, not only because it was a struggle between two sections of a people akin to us in race and language, but because of the heroic courage with which the weaker party, with ill-fed, ill-clad, ill-equipped regiments, for four years sustained the contest with an adversary not only possessed of immense numerical superiority, but having the command of the sea, and being able to draw its arms and munitions of war from all the manufactories of Europe. Authorities still differ as to the rights of the case. The Confederates firmly believed that the States having voluntarily united, retained the right of withdrawing from the Union when they considered it for their advantage to do so. The Northerners took the opposite point of view, and an appeal to arms became inevitable. During the first two years of the war the struggle was conducted without inflicting unnecessary hardship upon the general population. But later on the character of the war changed, and the Federal armies carried wide-spread destruction wherever they marched
Title:With Lee in Virginia: a story of the American Civil WarFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 27, 2011Language:English

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ISBN - 10:2819943438

ISBN - 13:9782819943433

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