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Robert E. Lee and his high command

Author: Gary W Gallagher; Andreas Burgstaller; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Company, [2004] ©2004
Series: Great courses (DVD)., Modern history.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A look at Lee and many of the top generals during the years of the Confederacy. Professor Gallagher analyses the generalship of Lee and 13 other generals. The lectures also focus on some younger officers who rose through the ranks as well as Jackson, Longstreet and Early.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E Lee
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gary W Gallagher; Andreas Burgstaller; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565858514 9781565858510
OCLC Number: 837391224
Notes: Accompanying guides include biographical information, lecture notes and outlines, timelines, glossaries, and bibliographical references.
Credits: Content supervisor, Phil Burnham.
Performer(s): Lecturer: Gary W. Gallagher.
Description: 4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (ii, 111 pages : maps ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, region 1.
Contents: part 1: disc 1: lecture 1. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia ; lecture 2. The making of a Confederate general ; lecture 3. Lee's year of fabled victories ; lecture 4. Lee from Gettysburg to Appomattox ; lecture 5. Was Lee an old-fashioned general? ; lecture 6. The making of the mighty "Stonewall" Jackson ; disc 2: lecture 7. Stonewall Jackson as Lee's "right arm" ; lecture 8. James Longstreet's road to prominence ; lecture 9. Longstreet's later Confederate career ; lecture 10. The rise of Jubal Anderson Early ; lecture 11. Early's path to defeat ; lecture 12. "Jeb" Stuart as soldier and showman --
part 2: disc 3: lecture 13. One promotion too many --
A.P. Hill ; lecture 14. Forced from center stage --
Richard S. Ewell ; lecture 15. A straight-ahead fighter --
John Bell Hood ; lecture 16. Could Robert E. Lee make hard decisions? ; lecture 17. The problem of attrition ; lecture 18. Younger officers I --
Robert Emmett Rodes ; disc 4: lecture 19. Younger officers II --
Stephen Dodson Ramseur ; lecture 20. Younger officers III --
John Brown Gordon ; lecture 21. Younger officers IV --
Edward Porter Alexander ; lecture 22. Gifted but flawed --
J.E. Johnston and Beauregard ; lecture 23. Drama and failure -Magruder and Pickett ; lecture 24. Before the bar of history --
the Lost Cause.
Series Title: Great courses (DVD)., Modern history.
Responsibility: taught by Gary W. Gallagher ; Teaching Company ; producer, Andreas Burgstaller.

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A look at Lee and many of the top generals during the years of the Confederacy. Professor Gallagher analyses the generalship of Lee and 13 other generals. The lectures also focus on some younger officers who rose through the ranks as well as Jackson, Longstreet and Early.

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