Fascination with the Lost Cause seems to know no end—at least among historians, who keep publishing books on the topic. Since at least the 1940s, the topic has attracted many scholars, who, like Robert Penn Warren, seem to have concluded that “at the moment of death the Confederacy entered upon it....
"CIVIL WAR SESQUICENTENNIAL: the Lost Cause,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss4/2