Four Years with General Lee

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Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 1996 - Biography & Autobiography - 218 pages
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Walter Taylor was first to last the closest of all staff officers to General Robert E Lee, and his intimate relationship with his commander gives Taylor's writings signal importance in any study of Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia. This title first appeared in 1877.
  

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I was a bit disappointed in this book. I thought it would go into a little more depth about the man who led the Army of Northern Virginia. It dealt with a lot of numbers about troop size & strength ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER
11
Strength and Positions of the Opposing Armies in Northwest Virginia General
20
CHAPTER IV
32
CHAPTER VI
57
Con
79
CHAPTER VIII
87
CHAPTER IX
115
CHAPTER X
124
CHAPTER XI
138
Evacuation of Petersburg General Lees Retreat up James River Appo
149
CHAPTER XIII
155
CHAPTER XIV
162
Address on the Character of General Robert E Lee
190
NOTES
200
INDEX
212

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About the author (1996)

JAMES I. ROBERTSON, JR., is Alumni Distinguished Professor of History at Virginia Tech. His books include General A. P. Hill: The Story of a Confederate Warrior, Soldiers Blue and Gray, and The Civil War Virginia: Battleground for a Nation.

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