If the South Had Won the Civil War Author:MacKinlay Kantor This is the way it might have happened! General Robert E. Lee won the battle of Gettysburg. General Grant was dead, his army had surrendered. Abraham Lincoln and his family fled Washington by night. President Jefferson Davis made ready to move into his offices in the White House. MacKinlay Kantor tells in fascinating, imaginative detail, just wh... more »at would have happened IF THE SOUTH HAD WON THE CIVIL WAR.