"A sprawling and detailed chronicle of the Confederate presidency that touches upon almost every aspect of Confederate history, ranging from battle accounts, to logistical matters, to fiscal policy, to the course of slavery."--William J. Cooper, Jr., author of Jefferson Davis, American: A Biography
"The authors have created nothing less than a panorama of the rise and fall of the Confederate States."--Daniel E. Sutherland, author of Seasons of War: The Ordeal of the Confederate Community, 18611865
HERMAN HATTAWAY is professor of history and religious studies at the University of MissouriKansas City and an ordained Anglican priest. He is author of six other books, including How the North Won and Shades of Blue and Gray.
RICHARD E. BERINGER is Chester Fritz Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Dakota. He is coauthor of Why the South Lost the Civil War and The Anatomy of the Confederate Congress.