9780807819562

Lee Considered : General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780807819562

  • ISBN10:

    0807819565

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1991-04-01
  • Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Pr
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Summary

Of all the heroes produced by the Civil War, Robert E. Lee is the most revered--and perhaps the most misunderstood.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
The Mythic Lee
3(6)
Lee and the Peculiar Institution
9(21)
Lee Secedes
30(29)
General Lee
59(48)
Those People - The Magnanimous Adversary
107(5)
The Price of Honor
112(22)
Lee after the War
134(19)
The Lee Tradition and Civil War History
153(22)
Appendix A Lee's Letter of January 11, 1865, Concerning the Institution of Slavery 175(3)
Appendix B Lee's Letter of February 25, 1868, Concerning His Resignation and the Virginia Commission 178(2)
Appendix C An Army Commander's Authority to Surrender 180(5)
Notes 185(26)
Bibliography of Works Cited 211(10)
Index 221

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