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Lee & his army in Confederate history

Author: Gary W Gallagher
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001.
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Was Robert E. Lee a gifted soldier whose only weaknesses lay in the depth of his loyalty to his troops, affection for his lieutenants, and dedication to the cause of the Confederacy? Or was he an ineffective leader and poor tactician whose reputation was drastically inflated by early biographers and Lost Cause apologists? These divergent characterizations represent the poles between which scholarly opinion on Lee
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Gallagher, Gary W.
Lee & his army in Confederate history.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606599961
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E (Soldat) Lee
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W Gallagher
ISBN: 0807826316 9780807826317
OCLC Number: 45890492
Description: xviii, 295 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Lee's campaigns. The net result of the campaign was in our favor: Confederate reaction to the 1862 Maryland campaign --
The Yanks have had a terrible whipping: Confederates evaluate the battle of Fredericksburg --
Lee's Army has not lost any of its prestige: the impact of Gettysburg on the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate home front --
Our hearts are full of hope: the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederacy in the spring of 1864 --
pt. 2. Lee as a Confederate General: an old-fashioned soldier in a modern war? Lee's Confederate generalship --
I have to make the best of what I have: Lee at Spotsylvania --
Fighting the battles of second Fredericksburg and Salem Church: Lee and Jubal A. Early at Chancellorsville --
pt. 3. Lee and his Army in the lost cause shaping public memory of the Civil War. Robert E. Lee, Jubal A. Early, and Douglas Southall freeman.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Other Titles: Lee and his army in Confederate history
Responsibility: Gary W. Gallagher.
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