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Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862

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In this reexamination of Confederate war aims, Joseph L. Harsh analyzes the military policy and grand strategy adopted by Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in the first two years of the Civil War. Recent critics of Lee have depicted him as a general of tactical brilliance, but one who lacked strategic vision. Critics of Davis claim he went too far in adopting a "perimeter" ...more
Hardcover, 278 pages
Published January 1st 1998 by Kent State University Press
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