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This book reveals the incredible life of the legendary General, one of the most prominent figures of the Confederate Army in the American Civil War. It also contains his personal writings which paint a full picture of Lee's life. Robert Edward Lee was an American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.

Content:

Robert E. Lee by John Esten Cooke

Lee's Early Life

The Lees of Virginia

General "Light-horse Harry" Lee

Stratford

Lee's Early Manhood and Career in the United States Army

His Reception at Richmond

Lee in 1861

The War Begins

Lee's Advance Into Western Virginia

Lee's Last Interview With Bishop Meade

In Front of Richmond.

Plan of the Federal Campaign

Johnston Is Wounded

Lee Assigned to the Command

On the Chickahominy

Lee's Plan of Assault

The Retreat

Richmond in Danger

The War Advances Northward

Lee's Manoeuvres

Lee Advances From the Rapidan

Jackson Flanks General Pope

Lee Invades Maryland.

Lee Concentrates at Fredericksburg

The Battle of Fredericksburg

Chancellorsville and Gettysburg

Advance of General Hooker

Jackson's Attack and Fall

The Battle of Chancellorsville

Lee's Plans and Objects

The Cavalry-fight at Fleetwood

Lee in Pennsylvania

The Last Charge at Gettysburg

Lee's Retreat Across the Potomac

The Cavalry of Lee's Army

Lee Flanks General Meade

Lee in the Autumn and Winter of 1863

Lee's Last Campaigns and Last Days

First Battles at Petersburg

The Siege of Richmond Begun

The Mine Explosion

The Southern Lines Broken

Lee Evacuates Petersburg

Writings of Robert E. Lee:

Robert E. Lee's Letter Announcing Surrender

Robert E. Lee's Farewell Address to the Army of Northern Virginia

Testimony of General R. E. Lee

General Lee's Final Report of the Pennsylvania Campaign and Battle of Gettysburg

Patriotic Letters of Confederate Leaders

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2017
August 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
541
Pages
PUBLISHER
Madison & Adams Press
SELLER
Bookwire GmbH
SIZE
3.7
MB

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