Robert E Lee A Biography

Robert E. Lee has been, and continues to be, a symbol and hero in the American story. But in life, Thomas writes, Lee was both more and less than his legend. Here is the man behind the legend.

Robert E  Lee  A Biography

Robert E Lee A Biography

"The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."—New York Review of Books The life of Robert E. Lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph—triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the American Civil War. But late in life Lee confessed that he "was always wanting something." In this probing and personal biography, Emory Thomas reveals more than the man himself did. Robert E. Lee has been, and continues to be, a symbol and hero in the American story. But in life, Thomas writes, Lee was both more and less than his legend. Here is the man behind the legend.

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Robert E. Lee: A Biography
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Emory M. Thomas
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-06-17 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

"The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."—New York Review of Books The life of Robert E. Lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph—triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph
Robert E. Lee
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Allen C. Guelzo
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Knopf

From the award-winning historian and best-selling author of Gettysburg comes the definitive biography of Robert E. Lee. An intimate look at the Confederate general in all his complexity—his hypocrisy and courage, his inner turmoil and outward calm, his disloyalty and his honor. Robert E. Lee is one of the most
General Lee
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Fitzhugh Lee
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-09 - Publisher:

General Robert E. Lee was one of the greatest generals to have ever lived. Although having fought for the slave-trading South during the American Civil War he was, and still is, regarded as a superb tactician and leader of men by both North and South. General Lee, written by his
Robert E. Lee
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Robert Watson Winston
Categories: Generals
Type: BOOK - Published: 1934 - Publisher:

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Robert E. Lee and Me
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Ty Seidule
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-26 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy—and explores why some of this country’s oldest wounds have never healed. Ty Seidule grew up revering Robert E.

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