The Confederacy Dominated the Early Civil War. So Why Did It Ultimately Lose?

The Confederacy Dominated the Early Civil War. So Why Did It Ultimately Lose?

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The Confederacy won the early battles of the Civil War, led by brilliant generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee (to name a few) against blundering Union commanders like the endlessly dithering George McClellan. The war only turned after Lincoln found the right generals such as Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman. This Civil War narrative—that Union generals improved while Confederate ones worsened—is popular and well-supported. Is it accurate, or did circumstances of the war ... See More

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