In my debate, one group of historians say that the North won the Civil War while the South did
not have a fighting chance, and another group of historians say that the South lost the
Civil War but did have a fighting chance.
Bonekemper, Edward H. Grant an
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Robert Kerby is a professor of History at the University of Notre Dame.
Kerby argues that the Souths loss was inevitable. He takes direct statistics of the