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The Life of Robert E. Lee

Mary L. Williamson

The Life of Robert E. Lee

Library Edition

by Mary L. Williamson

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • History - United States/Civil War,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Audio - Young Adult,
  • Audio: Juvenile

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLloyd James (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11044732M
    ISBN 100786192976
    ISBN 109780786192977
    OCLC/WorldCa52242891

    The Enduring Relevance of Robert E. Lee: The Ideological Warfare Underpinning the American Civil War Marshall DeRosa DeRosa uses the figure of Robert E. Lee to consider the role of political leadership under extremely difficult circumstances, examining Lee as statesman rather than just a military leader and finds that many of Lee’s assertions are still relevant today. The life of Gen. Robert E. Lee / by Mary L. Williamson () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] Williamson, Mary Lynn Harrison, Published by Pranava Books ().

    However, for the book to address it in so brief a manner is a missed opportunity. As a book describing the religious life of Virginia Episcopalians, this is an excellent read. For a closer look at Lee’s personal views I would recommend Elizabeth Brown Pryor’s book, Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee through His Private Letters.   Robert E. (Bob) Lee, Sr., devoted Husband, Father, Grandpa and Great-Grandpa, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, the 12th of July, at the age .

    Robert E. Lee Biography A LIFE OF GEN. ROBERT E. LEE. BY JOHN ESTEN COOKE. "Duty is the sublimest word in our language." "Human virtue should be equal to human calamity." LEE. CONTENTS. PART I. LEE'S EARLY LIFE. I. Introduction. II. The Lees of Virginia. III. General "Light-Horse Harry" Lee. IV. Stratford. Mrs. Robert E. Lee: The Lady Of Arlington by author and biographer John Perry is the absorbing life story of Mary Custis Lee, the proud, patriotic, articulate and passionate woman, who was the great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, and who married Robert E. Lee, military leader the Southern forces during the American Civil War.


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In Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, the New York Times bestselling biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, and T. Lawrence, has written the first major biography of Lee in nearly twenty years, bringing to life one of America's greatest, most iconic heroes.

Korda paints a vivid and admiring portrait of Lee as a general and a devoted family Cited by: 2. "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 Life of Robert E.

Lee book Cited by:   Robert E. Lee is an iconic and controversial figure which countless books have been written about since days of the Civil War. Some of these books are a full account of Lee’s life while others focus solely on specific aspects of his life such as his personal thoughts and opinion’s as expressed in his private papers or his public image and how it came to be what is today.

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Lee. ‘Trinity,” a striking painting on exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, depicts Jesus Christ, Elvis Presley and Robert E.

Lee, each adorned with a halo. Clouds of Glory is a very interesting introduction to Robert E. Lee. While I've read a number of books about the Civil War and Biographies of various Union notables, this was the first Bio I've read about Lee.

The book provides a preliminary basis of Lee's youth and /5(). "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.

This book has great relevance now. I feel it provides an accurate look at the thought process and motivations of Robert E. Lee. A careful reading of this valuable book should prove very enlightening to any reader who wishes to understand the seeming contradictions found in Lee's life/5(17).

How I Learned to Hate Robert E. Lee Rebel Yell Michael Korda’s superb new biography of the Confederate general, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, Occupation: World News Editor. The writer of this little book, the body servant of Gen. Robert E. Lee, had the pleasure of feeding all these men at the headquarters in Petersburg, the battles of Decatur, Seven Pines, the Wilderness, on the plank road between Fredericksburg and Orange County Court House, Chancellorsville, The Old Yellow Tavern, in the Wilderness, Five Forks.

Robert E. Lee at then a young Lieutenant of Engineers, U. Army, PD. Robert Edward Lee is the fourth child born to Colonel Harry and Ann Lee, prominent members of the Virginia Author: American Experience.

The Civil War is over and the South lies in ruins. But for some, the former slaveholders have not been punished enough. A cabal of powerful men, led by Charles A. Dana, the Assistant Secretary of War, plot to break the spirit of the South once and for all--by convicting General Robert E.

Lee of treason and hanging him like a common criminal/5. General Robert E. Lee was a complicated man and military figure. In Robert E. Lee, the 11th book in the critically acclaimed Great Generals Series, Noah Andre Trudeau follows the general's Civil War path with a special emphasis on Lee's changing set of personal values as the conflict wended through four bloody years and by exploring his famous skills as a crafty and daring tactician.

A Glorious Army: Robert E Lee's Triumph by Jeffry Wert. I initially was going to say Lee's Lieutentants, but Wert's book is much more modern and doesn't have some of the marble Lee fallacies that Freeman's books sometimes suffer from.

“Pryor’s book is a non-traditional excursion across Lee’s life viewed through fresh eyes.” —Brooks D. Simpson. Robert E. Lee: A Biography by Emory M. Thomas (20%) “It’s the best all-around treatment of Lee.” —Allen C.

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Lee is regarded as a brilliant military commander and also for his inspiring achievements on behalf of the new nation in the five years after the Civil War. Robert E. Lee: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works is an historical reference of Lee and his achievements.

The first close examination of how Robert E. Lee's faith shaped his life Robert E. Lee was many things--accomplished soldier, military engineer, college president, family man, agent of reconciliation, polarizing figure.

He was also a person of deep Christian conviction. In this biography of the famous Civil War general, R. David Cox shows how Lee's Christian faith shaped his crucial role in. Clouds of Glory – The Life and Legend of Robert E.

Lee was the third book I read about the famed general, and by far the most detailed of his life and l Korda, author of the acclaimed biography on Ulysses Grant and former editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster, wrote this book on Lee from an objective perspective – which truly gives the reader a glimpse inside the mind of a.

In Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, the New York Times bestselling biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. Grant, and T. E. Lawrence, has written the first major biography of Lee in nearly twenty years, bringing to life one of America's greatest, most iconic heroes.

Korda paints a vivid and admiring portrait of Lee as a general and a devoted family Pages:   This book reveals the incredible life of the legendary General, one of the most prominent figures of the Confederate Army in the American Civil War.

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