1887 Robert E Lee Memoirs Civil War Confederate Gettysburg Lincoln MAPS Long. It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it. Armstead Long's' Memoirs of Robert E Lee' is a late 19.Century account of the life and military career of the famed Confederate General. It is one of the most thorough portrayals of his life and features details on important Civil War battles such as Gettysburg. This book includes battle maps and correspondence with Abraham Lincoln. However Long makes many false statements and claims regarding Lee and his commands.
Written by the staff officer Armistead Lindsay Long, buttressed with substantial official documents. The outlook toward Lee is deeply anchored in the Virginia-centric view of Lee as infallible hero.Nevins notes that this work features a. "Heavy emphasis on military campaigns". This 1887 edition of' Memoirs' is complete with 12 illustrations including eight maps, three of which are fold out maps - edited and collected by Marcus J.
Lee: his military and personal history, embracing a large amount of information hitherto unpublished. Collation: Complete with all pages. 4 plates including frontispiece portrait of Lee.References: Eicher 268; Nevins II, 73. Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure. 9.75in X 7.25in (25cm x 18cm).
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