Lee and His Army in Confederate History

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2006 - History - 295 pages
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Was Robert E. Lee a gifted soldier whose only weaknesses lay in the depth of his loyalty to his troops, affection for his lieutenants, and dedication to the cause of the Confederacy? Or was he an ineffective leader and poor tactician whose reputation was
 

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A collection of previously published essays which either details period Confederate reaction to the ebb and flow of the fortunes of the Army of Northern Virginia or examines the generalship of Robert ... Read full review

Contents

Confederate Reaction to the 1862 Maryland Campaign
5
Confederates Evaluate the Battle of Fredericksburg
51
The Impact of Gettysburg on the Army of Northern Virginia the Confederate Home Front
83
The Army of Northern Virginia the Confederacy in the Spring of 1864
115
LEE AS A CONFEDERATE GENERAL
149
Lees Confederate Generalship
151
Lee at Spotsylvania
191
Lee Jubal A Early at Chancellorsville
220
LEE HIS ARMY IN THE LOST CAUSE
253
Robert E Lee Jubal A Early Douglas Southall Freeman
255
INDEX
283
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Gary W Gallagher is a civil war historian with a special interest in the military aspects of the war. He is the author or co-author of several books including Lee and His Generals in War and Memory and The Confederate War. He has also served as President of the Association of Preservation of Civil War sites. He is a professor of history at the University of Virginia.

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