Sherman's March is the vivid narrative of General William T.
Sherman's devastating sweep through Georgia and the Carolinas in
the closing days of the Civil War. Weaving together hundreds of
eyewitness stories, Burke Davis graphically brings to life the
dramatic experiences of the 65,000 Federal troops who plundered
their way through the South and those of the anguished -- and often
defiant -- Confederate women and men who sought to protect
When Jefferson Davis and his cabinet fled Richmond during the
closing days of the Confederacy, they sought to avoid capture and
continue the war.
Of course it was in vain. Davis and his family were captured. The
Union warders treated him shabbily. The South saw him as a hero,
a martyr for the Lost Cause.
THE LONG SURRENDER contrasts two of history's most significant
figures, Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee, and shows how
Wonderfully entertaining look at some intriguing oddities, unusual
incidents, and colorful personalities connected with the Civil War.
Includes 25 names the war was known by, personal quirks of Robert
E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and more,