Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South, 1865-1913

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After Lee and Grant met at Appomatox Court House in 1865 to sign the document ending the long and bloody Civil War, the South at last had to face defeat as the dream of a Confederate nation melted into the Lost Cause. Through an examination of memoirs, personal papers, and postwar Confederate rituals such as memorial day observances, monument ...

Ghosts of the Confederacy: Defeat, the Lost Cause, and the Emergence of the New South, 1865-1913 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195042139

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