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Robert E. Lee : a biography

Author: Emory M Thomas
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The life of Robert E. Lee is a story of triumph - triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the American Civil War. But late in life Lee wrote what may be his most revealing phrase. He confessed that he "was always wanting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert Edward Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E (Soldat) Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emory M Thomas
ISBN: 0393037304 9780393037302
OCLC Number: 32241660
Description: 472 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Emory M. Thomas.

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This work provides a biography of Robert E. Lee, who commanded the Confederate army in American Civil War. It describes his successes and failures, and ranges in scope from his struggles as a youth  Read more...

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