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Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda

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Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee
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Clouds of glory
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the life and legend of Robert E. Lee
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Michael Korda
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Life and legend of Robert E. Lee
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Title
Clouds of glory
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"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" --
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individual biography
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  • 973.7/3092
  • B
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  • illustrations
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index present
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non fiction
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Michael Korda
Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 697-745) and index
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nc
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24 cm
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Extent
xlii, 785 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
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9780062116291
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(hbk.)
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illustrations (some color)
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  • ocn857966855
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Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
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    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
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