It is one of the most thorough portrayals of his life and features details on important Civil War battles such as Gettysburg. This book includes battle maps and correspondence with Abraham Lincoln. However Long makes many false statements and claims regarding Lee and his commands.
Written by the staff officer Armistead Lindsay Long, buttressed with substantial official documents. The outlook toward Lee is deeply anchored in the Virginia-centric view of Lee as infallible hero. Nevins notes that this work features a.Heavy emphasis on military campaigns. This edition of Memoirs is complete with 12 illustrations including seven maps 2 of which are fold out maps edited and collected by Marcus J.
Lee: his military and personal history, embracing a large amount of information hitherto unpublished. Collation: Complete with all pages. 7 maps (2 folding), and 5 plates including frontispiece portrait of Lee.References: Eicher 268; Nevins II, 73. Binding: Cloth; tight and secure. 9.5in X 7in (24.5cm x 17.5cm). The item "1887 Memoirs of Robert E Lee Civil War Confederate Gettysburg Lincoln MAPS Long" is in sale since Tuesday, July 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "schilb_antique_books" and is located in Columbia, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.