The Last Words: The Farewell Addresses of Union and Confederate Commanders to Their Men at the End of the War Between the States
At the very end of the War Between the States, seventeen commanders delivered farewell addresses to the men they had led through four years of hell during which 750,000 died and over a million were maimed. The seventeen include Lee, Grant, Sherman, Forrest, Meade, Mosby, Trowbridge (U.S. Colored Troops), Johnston, Wheeler and Hoke.
Those eight Confederate and nine Union addresses are important documents in American history because they show clearly what each side was fighting for.
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Published in 1911, this is a collection of Confederate Civil War stories written by Adelaide Dimitry, who was a cousin of Confederate General J.E.B. Stuart and the historian for the Stonewall Jackson Chapter of New Orleans, United Daughters of the Confederacy. Also touches on reconstruction.