Wit and Wisdom of Robert E. Lee
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BeschreibungRobert E. Lee, described as "audacity personified", turned down an offer to command the United States forces in favor of the offer to command Virginia's army. He was given command of the Confederate States Army in 1862. He freed Richmond from the threat of McClellan's army and uncannily turned defeat into victory in numerous battles.Collected here are quotes from Robert E. Lee, many taken from his letters, covering the topics of Life, Family and Children, Women, Politics, Yankees, and War. On that last subject, Lee, outstanding military strategist that he was said, "It is well that war is so terrible; we should grow too fond of it".
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PELICAN PUB CO LA GRETNA
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1997
Seitenanzahl: 96 Seiten