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George Washington (Vol 1): Young Washington (George Washington #1)

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Biography of George Washington (1732-1759)
549 pages
Published 1948
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Again, the best biography on Washington going. A must read for understanding the man. Washington has been diminished as of late, as we are in a time a extreme historical revision; but a read of these books will do much to bring him to life in the imagination - and he will come out not diminished, but the truly great person that he was.
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This one has 7 volumes. Boy, this Freeman guy sure had a lot of time on his hands.
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The son of a Confederate veteran, Douglas Southall Freeman was long interested in the Civil War. A man of intense work ethic, he earned his PhD at 22, then balanced a journalist's demanding schedule with a historian's, as he churned out Lee's Dispatches (1915), the Pulitzer-Prize-winning four-volume R. E. Lee: A Biography (1934-35), Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command (1942-44), and finally, the ...more
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