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Author Rafuse, Ethan Sepp, 1968-

Title Robert E. Lee and the fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865 / Ethan S. Rafuse.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 283 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series The American crisis series
American crisis series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-267) and index.
Contents Chancellorsville and its antecedents -- From the Rappahannock to the Susquehanna -- Gettysburg -- Waltzing with General Meade -- Winter quarters and a new foe -- The furnace of 1864 -- To and across the James -- A mere question of time -- To Appomattox -- The fall of the Confederacy.
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Summary The generalship of Robert E. Lee, the Confederacy's greatest commander, has long fascinated students of the American Civil War. In assessing Lee and his military career, historians have faced the great challenge of explaining how a man who achieved extraordinary battlefield success in 1862-63 ended up surrendering his army and accepting the defeat of his cause in 1865. How, in just under two years, could Lee, the Army of Northern Virginia, and the Confederacy have gone from soaring triumph at Chancellorsville to total defeat at Appomattox Court House? In this reexamination of the last two yea.
Subject Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870 -- Military leadership.
Confederate States of America. Army -- Biography.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. (OCoLC)fst00053327
Confederate States of America. Army. (OCoLC)fst00539981
American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
Lee, Robert E.
Lee, Robert E. (Soldat)
Command of troops -- Case studies.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Maryland -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Pennsylvania -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
Command of troops. (OCoLC)fst00869220
Generals. (OCoLC)fst00939841
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
Maryland. (OCoLC)fst01204739
Pennsylvania. (OCoLC)fst01204598
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
United States -- Confederate States of America. (OCoLC)fst01205435
Virginia. (OCoLC)fst01204597
Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
Südstaaten (USA)
Sezessionskrieg 1861-1865.
United States -- Südstaaten.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1850-1900
Geschichte 1863-1865
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Rafuse, Ethan Sepp, 1968- Robert E. Lee and the fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2008 9780742551268 (DLC) 2008004350 (OCoLC)192048038
ISBN 9780742563902 (electronic bk.)
0742563901 (electronic bk.)
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