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Lee's Dispatches: Unpublished Letters of General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A., to Jefferson Davis and the War Department of the Confederate States of America 1862-65

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An important primary source for eighty years, Lee's Dispatches is now once again available to Civil War scholars, students, and enthusiasts. When first published in 1914, these letters, written between June 2, 1862, and April 1, 1865, put Lee's strategy in clearer perspective and shed new light on certain of his moves that had been in dispute. As Douglas Southall Freeman s ...more
Paperback, 492 pages
Published September 19th 1994 by Louisiana State University Press (first published 1957)
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Son of Revolutionary War hero "Light Horse Harry" Lee, Robert E. Lee grew to prominence as an exceptional West Point officer and engineer during the Mexican War. In the Civil War, he commanded the Army of Northern Virginia of the Confederate States of America and accepted
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