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The South’s Inner Civil War

May 2024
1min read

We tend to think of the Confederacy as being united in its battle with the North, but, in fact, all through the war Dixie was torn with dissension. The memory of this has been blurred by the myths that grew up around the Lost Cause in the decades after the war. Eric Foner pulls aside the curtain of nostalgia to reveal a bitter struggle within a struggle.

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