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Robert E Lee

Young Confederate (Childhood of Famous Americans (Sagebrush))

by Helen Monsell

  • 62 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • United States,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Lee, Robert E,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Generals,
  • Biography,
  • (Robert Edward),,
  • 1807-1870,
  • Childhood and youth

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7973537M
    ISBN 100808513427
    ISBN 109780808513421

    Reeves became only the second battlefield casualty to be buried at Arlington, Robert E. Lee’s former home. John Reeves is an author based in Washington, D.C. The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee, an earlier book by John Reeves, was described by The Wall Street Journal as “a provocative work of history and cultural analysis.”. Robert E. Lee Quotes. 20 of the best book quotes from Robert E. Lee #1 “howard: What’re yuh skeered of? You was a worm once! melinda: (Shocked) I wasn’t neither. howard: You was so! When the whole world was covered with water, there was nothin’ but worms and blobs of jelly. And you and your whole family was worms!”.

    The ponderous but solidly written "Memoirs of Robert E. Lee" by his Aide, Colonel Long, and this volume, comprised of letters actually written by Lee, and the remembrances of those who knew him well, and none more so than the author of the book, his own son, Captain Robert , Jr. Captain Lee describes his childhood in the Lee household, of. This book challenges the general view that Robert E. Lee was a military genius who staved off inevitable Confederate defeat against insurmountable odds. Instead, the author contends that Lee was primarily responsible for the South’s loss in a war it could have won.

    About Robert E. Lee. A Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People A Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the Year The life of one of the most mythologized men in American history, Confederate States Army General Robert E. Lee, is explored in this comprehensive young-adult biography. View the profiles of people named Robert E Lee. Join Facebook to connect with Robert E Lee and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to.


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The book covers both Lee the man and Lee's campaigns. The author takes a middle ground with respect to Lee. In the 19th and early 20th centuries Lee was painted as a saint Robert E Lee book only lost because of the Union's greater manpower and industrial resources.

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Written by Michael Korda, this book is a somewhat biased and slightly reparative look at Lee, who did have a massive impact on the American Civil by: 2. The life of Robert E.

Lee is a story not of defeat but Robert E Lee book 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/5.

Picking up where Stonewall left off, John Dwyer masterfully recreates the final years of the Civil War as well as the final years of Lee's life.

This book will show that Robert E. Lee's greatest service to America was in those final years as he struggled with disappointment, disillusionment, broken dreams, and health problems/5. Published inthis book is a collection of documents compiled by Captain Robert Edward Lee, the son of General Robert E.

Lee. The book covers Lee’s service in the U.S. Army prior to the Civil War, his service in the Confederate States Army, his letters to his family, his life after the war as a private citizen and his opinions on the war and reconstruction.

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It was named for General Robert E. Lee, General in Chief of the Armies of the. Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. See this thread for more information. Son of Revolutionary War hero "Light Horse Harry" Lee, Robert E.

Lee grew to prominence as an exceptional West Point /5. With lively storytelling and full-hearted Southern directness, Roy Blount, Jr., presents a unique portrait of Robert E. Lee. Fascinated by the qualities that made Lee such a charismatic, though reluctant, leader, Blount vividly conveys Lee’s audacity and uncanny successes in battle, as well as his humility, his quirky sense of humor, and the sorrowful sense Cited by: 1.

This biography of Robert E. Lee is actually an abridged version of the author’s original four volume work on the subject. Even stripped of footnotes, bibliographies and indexes, it is hard to imagine that there was almost % more material in the expanded work/5(). Robert E. Lee: A Biography book by Emory M.

Thomas. Biography Books > Military by: The Maxims Of Robert E. Lee For Young Gentlemen: Advice, Admonitions, and Anecdotes on Christian Duty and Wisdom from the Life of General Lee Robert E.

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You can read all these fine books for free on this site. A LIFE OF GEN. 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. Michael Korda’s superb new biography of the Confederate general, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E.

Lee, chisels Occupation: World News Editor. The index to his four volumes contained 22 entries for “devotion to duty,” 19 for “kindness,” 53 for Lee’s celebrated horse, Traveller.

But “slavery,” “slave emancipation” and. The first-hand account provides a valuable source of information on day-to-day life at Arlington House during his youth, and includes many items of interest regarding his father's entire life. Robert E. Lee Jr.

died in Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee By Robert E. Lee Doubleday, Page, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy—and explores why some of this country’s oldest wounds have never healed.

Ty Seidule grew up revering Robert E. Lee. Remembering Robert E. Lee with Frank O'Reilly, "Lee's Greatest Victory at Chancellorsville" - Duration: Washington and Lee University Recommended for.

General Robert E. Lee: Brightest Star in the History is often overlooked for its value in terms of lessons learned. By examining General Robert E. Lee's distinctive application of operational art and leadership as the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, we can discern many lessons which Brand: Diversion Books.

Clouds of Glory – The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee was the third book I read about the famed general, and by far the most detailed of his life and l Korda, author of the acclaimed biography on Ulysses Grant and former editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster, wrote this book on Lee from an objective perspective – which truly gives the reader.

The “compelling modern and readable perpective” (USA TODAY) of Robert E. Lee, the brilliant soldier bound by marriage to George Washington’s family but turned by war against Washington’s crowning achievement, the the eve of the Civil War, one soldier embodied the legacy of George Washington and the hopes of leaders across a divided land.5/5(2).

"The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."—New York Review of Books. The life of Robert E. Lee is a story not of defeat but 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 Brand: Norton, W.

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