By: ALEXANDER, BEVIN.
The Blue and Grey Press, Edison: 1992.:
Edition: Reprint Edition.
Seller ID: 70305X1
Condition: Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
There is nothing inevitable about military victory, even for force3s of apparently overwhelming strength. But what of the American Civil War and the question of inspired Confederate leadership? The prevailing view holds that Robert E. Lee was the Confederacy's pereminent military strategist - the South's mythic hero who achieved all that was possibleagainst vastly superior forces. This fresh and authoritative account of the Civil War's first two years challenges that assumption. Drawing on neglected primary sources it demonstrates that Lee's decision to block Stonewall Jackson's plans for an i... View More...