"To Live and Die in Dixie": How the South Formed a Nation
Dougan, Michael B., The Journal of Southern History
"To Live and Die in Dixie": How the South Formed a Nation. Edited by Archie P. McDonald. Journal of Confederate History Book Series, Vol. XX. (Murfreesboro, Tenn.: Southern Heritage Press, c. 1999. Pp. [xiv], 173. Paper, $16.95, ISBN 1-889332-23-2.)
The average informed student of Civil War history is familiar with the issue of states' rights within the Confederacy, the difficulties Jefferson Davis experienced in forming and sustaining a government, and the problems that vexed commanders, especially of the Army of Tennessee and the Trans-Mississippi. If such a student judged a book by its title, then the student would expect that these matters were within the province of this …
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Publication information: Article title: "To Live and Die in Dixie": How the South Formed a Nation. Contributors: Dougan, Michael B. - Author. Journal title: The Journal of Southern History. Volume: 67. Issue: 3 Publication date: August 2001. Page number: 662. © 2009 Southern Historical Association. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale Group.
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