Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee

Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee

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by Robert E. Lee
     
 

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Lee was the most heroic figure of the Civil War; but to many, he is a solitary figure. This book fleshes out the man, as well as probing the workings of a great mil. mind & a warm, understanding & generous human being. It shows all the facets of the General during the war; at the conclusion, when he was an outspoken proponent of a reasonable peace which would allow…  See more details below

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Lee was the most heroic figure of the Civil War; but to many, he is a solitary figure. This book fleshes out the man, as well as probing the workings of a great mil. mind & a warm, understanding & generous human being. It shows all the facets of the General during the war; at the conclusion, when he was an outspoken proponent of a reasonable peace which would allow the South to rejoin the Union; & after the war, when he served as Pres. of Wash. College, when he became a driving force for the creation of a viable educl. system. This anthology shows all these facets of the General, through his correspondence & through the revealing insight supplied by his son.

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ISBN-13:
9781404327283
Publisher:
IndyPublish.com
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

A top graduate of West Point, Robert E. Lee distinguished himself as an exceptional soldier in the U.S. Army for thirty-two years. He is best known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War. The Civil War effectively ended with Lee's surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse in April 1865.

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Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A great read... A great man...! A few typos and spelling problems, but not serious. Highly recommend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hi my name is madeline lee ellisor and im proud of my great great great great grandpa and im a fan of him comment pls
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is a great insight into the real Robert E. Lee, as seen through his letters and recollections of his son who is the author of this book. A must read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome. I am proud of him. You have to read this. This is highly recommended.READ IT!!!!!
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Good account...had to read more...