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Recollections and letters of General Robert E. Lee

Author: Robert E Lee
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Konecky & Konecky, [1992?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book shows all the facets of General Lee through his correspondance and through the warm and revealing insight supplied by his son. A very whole and rewarding picture of one of the South's greatest sons and heroes.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Biographies
Correspondence
Personal narratives, Confederate
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Lee
ISBN: 0914427660 9780914427667
OCLC Number: 26918544
Notes: Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1904.
Includes index.
Description: xii, 471 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Services in the United States Army. --
The Confederate general. --
Letters to wife and daughters. --
Army life of Robert the younger. --
The Army of Northern Virginia. --
The winter of 1863-4. --
Fronting the Army of the Potomac. --
The surrender. --
A private citizen. --
President of Washington College. --
The idol of the South. --
Lee's opinion upon the late war. --
Family affairs. --
An ideal father. --
Mountain rides. --
An adviser of young men. --
The Reconstruction Period. --
Mrs. R.E. Lee. --
Lee's letters to his sons. --
The new home in Lexington. --
Failing health. --
The Southern trip. --
A round of visits. --
Last days. --
New material / by William Taylor Thom.
Responsibility: by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee ; [introduction by Gamaliel Bradford ; new material by William Taylor Thom].

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This book shows all the facets of General Lee through his correspondance and through the warm and revealing insight supplied by his son. A very whole and rewarding picture of one of the South's greatest sons and heroes.

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