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  • A Southern View of the Invasion of the Southern States and War of 1861-65

  • By: Samuel A'Court Ashe
  • Narrated by: Will Stauff
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins

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A Southern View of the Invasion of the Southern States and War of 1861-65

By: Samuel A'Court Ashe
Narrated by: Will Stauff
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Publisher's Summary

In this poignant and thought-provoking book, Samuel A'Court Ashe, a Confederate infantry captain and respected historian, offers a firsthand account of the Civil War from the Southern perspective. Ashe meticulously examines the war's underlying causes, delving into the contentious issues of slavery, state sovereignty, and the balance of power between the federal government and individual states. With a keen eye for historical detail and a deep understanding of the Southern psyche, Ashe challenges the prevailing Northern narrative and presents a compelling case for the South's motivations and actions.

Ashe's work is not merely a chronicle of military battles and political maneuvers; it is a profound exploration of the human spirit amidst a nation divided. He paints vivid portraits of the ordinary men and women who endured the hardships of war, their resilience and determination shining through even in the darkest of times. Ashe also confronts the moral complexities of slavery, acknowledging its deep-rooted presence in Southern society while simultaneously questioning its role in the conflict.

"A Southern View of the Invasion of the Southern States and War of 1861-65" is a valuable contribution to our understanding of the Civil War, offering a compelling counterpoint to traditional historical interpretations. Ashe's work is essential listening for anyone seeking a nuanced and insightful perspective on this pivotal chapter in American history.

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