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Clouds of glory [LP] : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee

by Korda, Michael, 1933- (Author)

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New York Times bestselling author Michael Korda's fresh, contemporary single volume historical biography of General Robert E. Lee -- perhaps the most famous and least understood legend in American history and one of our most admired heroes. Michael Korda, author of Ulysses S. Grant and the bestselle... Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • The portent
  • "Not heedless of the future"
  • The education of a soldier
  • The engineer : 1831-1846
  • The perfect warrior : Mexico, 1846-1848
  • A long peace : 1848-1860
  • 1861 : "The thunder of the captains and the shouting"
  • The seven days : "The power of the sword"
  • Triumph and tragedy : Second Manassas and Sharpsburg
  • Glory : Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville
  • Gettysburg : "If we do not whip him, he will whip us"
  • Lee and Grant
  • Apotheosis : 1865-1870.