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America"s Robert E. Lee

Henry Steele Commager

America"s Robert E. Lee

by Henry Steele Commager

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Corp., Grey Castle Press in North Bellmore, N.Y, Lakeville, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Confederate States of America.,
  • United States,
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870,
    • Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Generals -- Southern States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
    • Large type books,
    • Generals,
    • Confederate States of America,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the commander of the Confederate armies, describing his family life, his career, and his campaigns during the Civil War.

      Edition Notes

      StatementHenry Steele Commager.
      SeriesAmerican cavalcade
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 C65 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination119 p. (large print) :
      Number of Pages119
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1887710M
      ISBN 101559050888
      LC Control Number90048983

        ‘Trinity,” a striking painting on exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, depicts Jesus Christ, Elvis Presley and Robert E. Lee, each adorned with a halo. Whatever Elvis. In America’s Robert E. Lee, Henry Steele Commager presents a brief but extremely exciting sketch of the life of one of the United States’ outstanding figures. The author focuses on the.

      Appomattox Court House, site of General Robert E. Lee's surrender to U.S. Grant in the American Civil War. Check out the history and heritage of the southern Virginia site that ended the four year conflict, including an intact village of the location and site of the two final battles of the Civil War and the house where the surrender occurred. Robert E. Lee (–), was the son of Henry Lee III, and probably the most famous member of the Lee family. He served as Confederate general in the United States Civil War and later as President of Washington and Lee University, which was named for him and for George gton and Lee University houses Lee Chapel, burial site of several Current region: Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, .

      ROBERT E. LEE (A Must Read!) BY JOHN ESTEN COOKE. WITH LEE IN VIRGINIA. A Story Of The American Civil War. by G.A. Henty. MILITARY REMINISCENCES OF THE CIVIL WAR. BY JACOB DOLSON COX, A.M., LL.D. Formerly Major-General commanding Twenty-Third Army Corps. VOLUME I. APRIL NOVEMBER   Robert E. Lee, a great son of the South, a great leader of the South—and I assume no modern day leader would question him or challenge him—Robert E. Lee counseled us well when he told us to.


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