Lee and His Generals in War and Memory ePub download
by Gary W. Gallagher
- ISBN: 0807122866
- ISBN13: 978-0807122860
- ePub: 1232 kb | FB2: 1488 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Americas
- Publisher: Louisiana State Univ Pr; 1st Edition edition (September 1, 1998)
- Pages: 298
- Rating: 4.1/5
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Gary W. Gallagher is an American historian who specializes in American Military History, the Civil War and Civil War Memory.
Gary W. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he is currently the John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War at the University of Virginia. Becoming Confederates: Paths to a New National Loyalty. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.
In this collection, Civil War historian Gary W. Gallagher examines Robert E. .To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. Lee, his principal subordinates, the treatment they have received in the literature on Confederate military history, and the continuing influence of Lost Cause arguments in the ry United States. Historical images of Lee and his lieutenants were shaped to a remarkable degree by the reminiscences and other writings of ex-Confederates who formulated what became known as the Lost Cause interpretation of the conflict.
Lee and His Generals in War and Memory. In these essays Gary Gallagher once again demonstrates the mastery of sources, elegance of style, and lucidity of explanation and interpretation that have made him the foremost historian of the Army of Northern Virginia
Lee and His Generals in War and Memory. In these essays Gary Gallagher once again demonstrates the mastery of sources, elegance of style, and lucidity of explanation and interpretation that have made him the foremost historian of the Army of Northern Virginia. The reasons for the morale and esprit that made this army such a feared fighting force are set forth more clearly here than anywhere else. James M. McPherson, Princeton University.
Professor Gary Gallagher is a rarity among writers on the Civil War in his ability to appeal to both scholarly and lay audiences.
The essays are both challenging and thought provoking. In addition to his examination of Lee, Gallagher also provides excellent articles on Longstreet, LaSalle Corbell Pickett, Stonewall Jackson and the importance and the influence of Ken Burns's work on the Civil War. This is not a book for the so called "history buff. Professor Gary Gallagher is a rarity among writers on the Civil War in his ability to appeal to both scholarly and lay audiences. Lee, hi.The first section of Professor Gallagher's book consist of four essays on Lee which both explain the high regard in which he was held in the South while acknowledging mistakes and shortcomings. There is an introductory essay, "Lee and the Southern People" followed by essays on the Seven Days Battles against McClellan, Lee's actions on the second day of Gettysburg, and Lee's role in the Wilderness campaign of May, 1864.
Lee and His Generals. Gary Gallagher is well known as one of the most prolific and productive military historians of the Confederate military experience. While such collections often lack thematic unity, this is not the case here. Nearly all of these essays in one way or another are a tempered response to the breakup of the Lost Cause interpretation of Confederate military history.
Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 - Military leadership, Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia - History, Generals - Confederate States of America - History, United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns. Louisiana State University Press. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on August 2, 2013. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).
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This book can be found in: History Regional & national history Americas Biography & True Stories Historical, political & military biographies History Historical periods Modern history: 1700 to 1900. Lee and His Generals in War and Memory (Paperback). Gary W. Gallagher (author). Paperback 320 Pages, Published: 01/03/2004.