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Robert E. Lee: Virginian Soldier, American Citizen

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To some, Robert E. Lee is a beloved general, held in the highest regard. To others, he is one of history's most paradoxical heroes. He fought passionately to defend his homeland and was one of the nation's greatest soldiers, yet his name is often inextricably linked with slavery and secession.
In 1861 Lee was Lincoln's first choice to lead the Union troops in the Civil Wa
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Hardcover, 176 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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Kyle Joseph
This book was a very great book. I loved how it informed me so much about the civil war. One of the best parts of this book is it didn't just tell me Roberts success on the battlefield but also the success off of the field. Robert E. Lee was a very religious man. Even though he may have been made fun of for taking defense but Robert E. Lees earthworks and defenses were one of the best that the U.S. had seen in all time.
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Only got to page 17 of this book, so I'm not sure if it even qualifies as "read". Could have been good, I don't know.
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