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Robert E. Lee

Military (19-Jan-1807 — 12-Oct-1870)


Michael Fellman. The Making of Robert E. Lee. Random House. 2000. 384pp.

Douglas Southall Freeman. R. E. Lee: A Biography. New York: Charles Scribners & Sons. 1934-35. (4 vols.) 647pp. + 621pp. + 559pp. + 594pp.

Joseph T. Glatthaar. General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse. Simon and Schuster. 2008. 600pp.

Richard B. McCaslin. Lee in the Shadow of Washington. LSU Press. 2004. 272pp.

Elizabeth Brown Pryor. Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters. New York: Viking Press. 2007. 658pp.

John M. Taylor. Duty Faithfully Performed: Robert E. Lee and His Critics. Dulles, VA: Brassey's, Incorporated. 2000.

Emory M. Thomas. Robert E. Lee: A Biography. Scranton, PA: W. W. Norton & Co. Inc.. 1995. 472pp.

J. Steven Wilkins. Call of Duty: The Sterling Nobility of Robert E. Lee. Holly Hall. 1997. 200pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.673)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.875)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.620)

  9. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.418)

  10. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.588)

  11. The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (pp.230-32)

  12. Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.431)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.430)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.294)

  15. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.398)

  16. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.199)

  17. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.556)

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