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Fine/Very Fine / No Jacket, As Issued. 3 Volumes, Large, thick 8vo. Beautiful Unread First Printing "Collector's Edition", bound by Easton in full leather covers with titles and decoration stamped in gilt on both boards and spine. Unused Easton bookplates laid in each volume.
Square, tight and clean throughout with little or no wear. Bottom page edge gilt have a touch of rubbing in each volume but minor. Full Confederate gray leather binding with gilt titles and decoration. Bound in ribbon, moiré endpapers, all page edges gilded.Part of The leather-bound Library of Military History Series. 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.
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. 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.
The three volumes are a fundamental study to better understand the civil war. The item "Easton Press 3 VOLS ROBERT E LEE'S LIEUTENANTS CONFEDERATE CIVIL WAR GENERAL" is in sale since Sunday, August 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "luna_j" and is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. This item can be shipped to United States.