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

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
Title
Clouds of glory
Title remainder
the life and legend of Robert E. Lee
Statement of responsibility
Michael Korda
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"[P]ortrait 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" --
Summary
"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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Writing style
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from publisher's web site
Biography type
individual biography
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10304629
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
  • 973.7/3/092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E467.1.L4
LC item number
K75 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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the life and legend of Robert E. Lee
Label
Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 697-745) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5672592
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xlii, 785 pages
Isbn
9780062116291
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn857966855
  • (OCoLC)857966855
Label
Clouds of glory : the life and legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 697-745) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5672592
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xlii, 785 pages
Isbn
9780062116291
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn857966855
  • (OCoLC)857966855

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