Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause

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Albert Taylor Bledsoe (1809 -1877), a principle architect of the South's "Lost Cause" mythology, remains one of the Civil War generation's leading and most controversial intellectuals. In "Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause" Terry A. Barnhart sheds new light on this provocative figure, his diverse interests, and his divisive ideas. This biography, e first ever published of its subject, skillfully weaves Bledsoe's multifarious and extraordinary life history into a narrative that ...

Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause 2011, Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807137246

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