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Robert E. Lee: A Life Portrait
     

Robert E. Lee: A Life Portrait

by David J. Eicher
 

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Robert E. Lee offers both a succinct biography and "the" definitive collection of photographs, important paintings, original engravings, artifacts, and significant documents pertaining to the Confederate general. Although the Civil War years are emphasized, Lee's early years, the Mexican War, and the postwar years in Lexington are amply explored.

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Robert E. Lee offers both a succinct biography and "the" definitive collection of photographs, important paintings, original engravings, artifacts, and significant documents pertaining to the Confederate general. Although the Civil War years are emphasized, Lee's early years, the Mexican War, and the postwar years in Lexington are amply explored.

Editorial Reviews

Civil War News
Robert E. Lee:A Life Protrait is a fresh look at the images of this fascinating individual.

Eicher's writing style is fluid and captivatingand it holds your interest throughout the book.

Tuscaloosa News
Even veteran Lee fans will find new revelations in Eicher's work.
Military Images
...everything about Eicher's production is superb, from the graceful typeface to the gorgeous binding to the sparkling prose.... the rarest of accomplishments—a book worthy of its subject.
American History
...the most comprehensive collection ever of photographs, paintings, and engravings to chronicle the life of Robert E. Lee.
Parade
...splendid period photographs and color portraits. Its informative text is admirably balanced.
North and South
...this large beautifully illustrated book is a bargain that will find a welcome place on many a bookshelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461625063
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
08/05/2002
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
258
File size:
14 MB
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Meet the Author

David J. Eicher, author of Civil War Battlefields, lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Robert E. Lee IV lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Gary W. Gallagher, author of Lee and His Generals in War and Memory, lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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