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Published by s.n. in Confederate States of America .
Written in English


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Other titlesOh! carry me back to old Virginny, Oh! take me back to Old Virginny, There is a man in Old Virginny
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Pagination1 broadside ;
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Open LibraryOL24600593M

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Robert Edward Lee (Janu – Octo ) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from until its surrender in A son of Revolutionary War officer Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Lee was a top graduate of the Buried: Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University. Early life and education. Lewis "Lew" Wallace was born on Ap , in Brookville, was the second of four sons born to Esther French Wallace (née Test) and David Wallace. Lew's father, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, left the military in and moved to Brookville, where he established a law practice and entered Cause of death: Atrophic gastritis. Written by Lee's nephew, Fitzhugh Lee who fought in many battles with his famous uncle. A great work chronicling the life of Robert E. Lee. Recommended reading for those interested in the "old south", General Robert E. Lee, the Civil War and life in the early 19th century/5.   Fitzhugh Lee explains, in the book’s preface, that since General Lee never wrote a memoir, this book is an attempt to tell Lee’s story through his own words: “In this volume the attempt has been made to imperfectly supply the great desire to have something from Robert E. Lee’s pen, by introducing, at the periods referred to, such.

Lee is a brilliant tactician, but his traditional ideas frequently conflict with the more visionary policies of Longstreet, a Confederate general who constantly advises a defensive position. Shaara characterizes Lee as a wise old man, a brilliant commander who knows he . Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History (Civil War America) by Alan T. Nolan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Biography of Robert E. Lee, Confederate commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and later all Southern armies during the American Civil War (–65). The Army of Northern Virginia was the most successful of the Southern armies. Lee became an enduring symbol for the people of the American South.   Michael Korda’s superb new biography of the Confederate general, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, chisels away at the myth.

Robert E. Lee was the leading Confederate general during the U.S. Civil War and has been venerated as a heroic figure in the American : Lee's Dispatches: Unpublished Letters of General Robert E. Lee, C.S.A., to Jefferson Davis and the War Department of the Confederate States of America by Robert E. Lee (Editor) avg rating — 9 ratings — published — 13 editions.   A memoir of the celebrated Confederate Civil War General compiled by his son from personal letters and recollections covering the 4/4(9).   The Myth of the Kindly General Lee. The legend of the Confederate leader’s heroism and decency is based in the fiction of a person who never existed.