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Robert E. Lee : a life portrait

Author: David J Eicher
Publisher: Dallas, Texas : Taylor Publishing Company, [1997]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on a multitude of personal letters by Lee, his family members, and fellow army officers. Presents the most comprehensive collection of visuals relating to Lee's life ever assembled: some 375 in all.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Illustrated works
Biography
History
Pictorial works
Portraits
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Eicher
ISBN: 0878339507 9780878339501
OCLC Number: 37024852
Description: xviii, 238 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm
Contents: The uneven start of a legend --
A man's life in the Army --
The coming of the War --
An uneventful year for Granny Lee --
The emergence of military genius --
The glorious summer of battle --
A modern kind of war --
The Confederacy unravels --
When the war's over... --
Lee, the lost cause, and Southern memory --
Appendices: Robert E. Lee's military record ; A selected Lee surname genealogy ; Robert E. Lee's famous relatives ; Members of Robert E. Lee's staff ; Robert E. Lee's mounts.
Responsibility: by David J. Eicher ; foreword by Robert E. Lee, IV ; introduction by Gary W. Gallagher.

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Draws on a multitude of personal letters by Lee, his family members, and fellow army officers. Presents the most comprehensive collection of visuals relating to Lee's life ever assembled: some 375 in all.

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