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Duty Faithfully Performed: Robert E. Lee and His Critics
A gracefully written counter-revisionist profile of one of the most complex and controversial men in American history.
Paperback, 268 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Potomac Books
(first published October 30th 1999)
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Not the best book from a historian's point of view: Not many primary sources are referenced (like the Official Records); instead, other historian's works are cited. It begins with a relevant premise -- answering the claims of Lee revisionists -- and makes some interesting points. But going forward, it becomes just a brief biography, relevant to newcomers like me, but of minimal use to a seasoned veteran of Civil War and Robert E. Lee information.