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The Resource The man who would not be Washington : Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history, Jonathan Horn

The man who would not be Washington : Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history, Jonathan Horn

Label
The man who would not be Washington : Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history
Title
The man who would not be Washington
Title remainder
Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Horn
Title variation
Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Evaluates how Robert E. Lee's familial ties to George Washington challenged his decision to fight for the South, discussing such topics as his married life, military achievements, personal views about slavery, and enduring influence
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1982-
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Horn, Jonathan
Dewey number
  • 973.7/3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lee, Robert E.
  • Generals
  • United States
  • Washington, George
Label
The man who would not be Washington : Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history, Jonathan Horn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-346) and index
Contents
Introduction: the view -- Part I. Antebellum -- Foundering father -- A Potomac son -- Lee's union -- Part II. Casus belli -- Half slave, half free -- Washington's sword -- The decision -- Part III. Bellum -- The battle for Arlington -- The last heir -- White House burning -- Emancipation -- The indispensable man -- The cemetery -- Part IV. Postbellum -- Washington and Lee -- Epilogue: the bridge
Control code
BK0014639357
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 369 pages
Isbn
9781476748566
Lccn
2014029702
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The man who would not be Washington : Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history, Jonathan Horn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-346) and index
Contents
Introduction: the view -- Part I. Antebellum -- Foundering father -- A Potomac son -- Lee's union -- Part II. Casus belli -- Half slave, half free -- Washington's sword -- The decision -- Part III. Bellum -- The battle for Arlington -- The last heir -- White House burning -- Emancipation -- The indispensable man -- The cemetery -- Part IV. Postbellum -- Washington and Lee -- Epilogue: the bridge
Control code
BK0014639357
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
xi, 369 pages
Isbn
9781476748566
Lccn
2014029702
Other physical details
illustrations

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