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The Lees of Virginia

Author: Paul C Nagel; Edward Lewis
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audio, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The descendants of Richard and Anne Lee, among the first families of Virginia, have occupied a preeminent place in American history. Two were signers of the Declaration of Independence, several others distinguished themselves during the Revolutionary War, and one, Robert E. Lee, remains the most widely known as a Civil War legend. Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Genealogy
Named Person: Lee family.; Robert E Lee; Lee family.; Robert E Lee
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Paul C Nagel; Edward Lewis
ISBN: 0786115858 9780786115853
OCLC Number: 42401563
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Edward Lewis.
Description: 11 sound cassettes (16 hr. 15 min.) : analog.
Responsibility: by Paul C. Nagel.

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The descendants of Richard and Anne Lee, among the first families of Virginia, have occupied a preeminent place in American history. Two were signers of the Declaration of Independence, several others distinguished themselves during the Revolutionary War, and one, Robert E. Lee, remains the most widely known as a Civil War legend. Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of American history. We meet the dreamers and the nonconformists, the controversial and tempestuous personalities, the disgracers of the family name--and, of course, the family's redeeming figure: Robert E. Lee, a brilliant military tactician whose ruling motto was self-denial and who saw God's hand in all things. In these and numerous other portraits, Nagel discloses how, from 1640 to 1870, a family spirit united the Lees, making them a force in Virginian and American affairs.

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