Easton Press leather edition of by Douglas Southall Freeman's "Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command, " one of three volumes, COLLECTOR'S editions, published in 1991. Bound in gray leather, the books have tan moire silk end leaves, hubbed spine, satin book marker, acid-free paper, Symth-sewn binding, gold gilding on three edges---in near FINE condition---except for blank attached bookplates on second blank page. Robert Edward Lee , who lived from 1807- 1870, was an American general known for commanding the. Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. In the American Civil War.
From 1862 until his surrender in 1865. Volume one covers from "Manassas to Malvern Hill, " and has 773 pages, including an index. Volume two covers "Cedar Mountain to Chancellorsville, " and has 760 pages, including an index. Volume three covers "Gettysburg to Appomattox, " and has 862 pages, including an index.Drop dead handsome, RE Lee was t he son of. Henry Light Horse Harry Lee. He was a top graduate of the U. Lee had no vices; he did not drink or smoke or gamble or chase women. He did not read novels or plays.
He did not own slaves nor believe in slavery, but he did believe that the Negro, "in the present stage of his development, " could not be considered the equal of the white man. He believed absolutely in God.
He was the most beloved man in either army. Five feet ten inches tall, he was white-bearded, ram-rod straight, with broad thick shoulders, a thick hairy chest---a man's man---but beloved of every woman who met him.
Lee had distinguished himself during the. Served as Superintendent of the United States Military Academy, and married Mary Custis, granddaughter of George Washington. When Virginia declared its secession from the Union. In April 1861, Lee chose to follow his home state, despite his personal desire for the country to remain intact and despite an offer of a senior Union command. During the first year of the Civil War, Lee served as a senior military adviser to President.
Once he took command of the main field army in 1862 he soon emerged as a shrewd tactician and battlefield commander, winning most of his battles, all against far superior Union armies. Lee surrendered his entire army to.After the war, Lee served as President of what is now Washington and Lee University. Lee became the great Southern hero of the War, a postwar icon of the "Lost Cause of the Confederacy" to some. Some of the men under his command included: JAMES SHIELDS, GUSTAVUS SMITH, JEB STUART, STONEWALL JACKSON, RICHARD TAYLOR, THOMAS LAFAYETTE ROSSER, LAFAYETTE McLAWS, IRWIN McDOWELL, JOHN MAGRUDER, JAMES LONGSTREET, JOSEPH JOHNSON, BENJAMIN HUGER, ROBERT GARNETT, JUBAL ANDERSON EARLY, ROBERT DABNEY, NATHANIEL BANKS, JOSEPH ANDERSON, GEORGE STEUART, WILLIAM HENRY CHASE, ROBERT TOOMBS, ISAAC RIDEWAY TRIMBLE, PHILIP SHERIDAN, WILLIAM PENDELTON, WADE HAMPTON, FITZ LEE, JOHN HOOD, WILLIAM PENDLETON, JOHN PEGRAM, LUNSFORD LOMAX, JAMES RICKETT, MATT RANSOM, and GEORGE PICKETT. Folks, these three volumes are the "definitive" study of the Confederate army during the Civil War. The item "Easton Press 3 VOLS ROBERT E LEE'S LIEUTENANTS CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR GENERAL" is in sale since Wednesday, June 2, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "arkmo" and is located in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas. This item can be shipped worldwide.