Clouds of Glory

Clouds of Glory

The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee

Book - 2014
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
"Portrait of Lee as a brilliant general, a devoted family man, and principled gentleman who disliked slavery and disagreed with secession, yet who refused command of the Union Army in 1861 because he could not "draw his sword" against his beloved Virginia. Well-rounded and realistic, Clouds of Glory analyzes Lee's command during the Civil War and explores his responsibility for the fatal stalemate at Antietam, his defeat at Gettysburg (as well the many troubling controversies still surrounding it) and ultimately, his failed strategy for winning the war. As Korda shows, Lee's dignity, courage, leadership, and modesty made him a hero on both sides of the Mason-Dixon Line and a revered American icon who is recognized today as the nation's preeminent military leader"-- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2014]
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9780062116291
0062116290
9780062116314
0062116312
9780062116307
0062116304
Branch Call Number: B LEE
Characteristics: xlii, 785 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

d
duffy1014
May 09, 2016

Good book. I recommend reading to get a glimpse of the perspective from one of America's renown generals of the civil war.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at PPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top