General Long knew General Lee in the pre-war army and was with him from their involvement in Northwest Virginia and the establishment of sea coast defenses through the completion of the war at Appomattox. As a military secretary, Long had extensive, direct access to Lee and clearly was among his most frequent contacts. Long drew this association as well as on his own resources to obtain extensive and previously unavailable materials and resources to produce this extensive biography of General Lee. As a member of Lees staff, he had contact with Lees family members after the war with access to correspondence.
An extensive biography and military history, this wonderful book remains a scarce and highly-sought collectible book. The author presents an extraordinary biography and draws also upon his personal knowledge of General Lees life, actions, battles, and character. THIS BOOK IS IN NEAR FINE CONDITION This original, antique book, Memoirs of Robert E.
Lee, is in excellent condition. The book is bound in handsome, dark-green-colored cloth covers with gold lettering on the cover and spine. The exterior is clean and the lettering is bright and sharp. The book has no bumping and only a touch of rubbing and edge wear, very nice.
The interior is clean and the pages are excellent condition. There isnt a mark in the book; the book is free of any writing, smudging, pasteboards, or stamps.It has a mild foxing on the front tissue guard and title page and a couple other pages have light foxing, but most are fine. It is not an ex-library book. The book has solid binding throughout. It has no looseness or lean and both hinges are fine. The book is nicely illustrated throughout. It contains a frontispiece illustration of General Lee in uniform and contains other illustrations, maps, and facsimile documents throughout. Some of the maps are large, foldout maps and all the maps are in excellent condition. This is a large book containing 707 pages. Contains an extensive Appendix of Orders of Battle, official and personal correspondence, and more.
An excellent condition, antique book from the Civil War era on Confederate General Robert E. SCARCE, HIGHLY-COLLECTIBLE LEE MEMOIR AND CIVIL WAR HISTORY.
HIS MILITARY AND PERSONAL HISTORY. EMBRACING A LARGE AMOUNT OF INFORMATION HITHERTON UNPUBLISHED. Formerly Military Secretary to General Lee, afterward Brigadier General and Chief of Artillery, Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia. Together with Incidents Relating to His Private Life Subsequent to the War Collected and Edited with the Assistance of. Army of Tennessee, and Agent of the United States for the Collection of Confederate Records.
Original, Sharp, Bright, Clean, Solidly Bound, Antique Book Frontispiece Illustration of Lee in Uniform and 4 Other Illustrated Plates; 8 Facsimiles of Lee's Battle Maps Some Folding Large Foldout Map; Fully Indexed Contains Appendix of Orders of Battle, Official and Private Correspondence, Etc. STODDART & COMPANY, NEW YORK, PHILADELPHIA AND WASHINGTON, IN 1887. Here in Lees own words is the story of triumph and defeat.
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