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Robert E. Lee the Soldier

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This work is neither a life of Lee, nor a history of the Civil War. It is an appreciation of Lee's generalship. When the Civil War began, Lee resigned his commission with the United States Army to command the Virginia forces and was the military advisor to Jefferson Davis. As the commander of the Northern Virginia army, he stopped Federal forces near Richmond, later being ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published March 31st 2003 by Kessinger Publishing (first published November 1st 1925)
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Kent
Oct 08, 2011 Kent rated it liked it
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This was quite a useful book, written post-World War I by British major-general Sir Frederick Maurice. It is useful for its simple and clear discussion of Lee's ability as a general. Though I have read more than one account of many of Lee's battles, the overall strategical picture did not emerge until I read this book. As it emerged, so did Lee's brilliance, not only in original and imaginative maneuverings, but in his ability to integrate a bewildering number of factors and make them subserve h ...more
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