Lee had the men and Lincoln had the guns and trains. The main subjects are Jackson, Stuart, Longstreet, and Ewell. Gettysburg to Appomattox Minor cover wear, minor chipping and creaseing to the dustjackets, Vol 3 jacket has water stain at the foot of the back panel. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Good dust jackets, spine end and edge nicks and chips, a bit of wrinkling on the volume 3 spine. Lee: A Biography established the Virginia School of Civil War scholarship, an approach to writing Civil War history that concentrated on the Eastern Theater of the war, focused the narrative on generals over the common soldier, centered the analysis on military campaigns over social and political events, and treated his Confederate subjects with sympathy.
By changing the areas of the plate that are exposed and the length of time the plate is submerged in the acid bath, the engraver can obtain fine and varying shades of gray that closely resemble watercolor washes. Freeman tells the story with superb narrative skills, but wisely places his conclusions up front, lest they detract from the story of the road to Appomattox. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Jackson would die of his wounds eight days later and when the two armies met two months later at Gettysburg, Lee would have to fight without Jackson. It's meant to be a study of command: methods, techniques, personalities.
The dust jacket is missing. At least through the first 15 months of the war. Personal library bookplate inside first 2 volumes. Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Scribner, 1998. Freeman's narrative style that makes this series a real page turner.
A volume abridgement of the most colorful and popular of Freeman's works. Freeman employs an amazing quantity of information, much of it gleaned from Confederate sources in Richmond, and he is an interesting and intelligent writer, offering insights into a multiplicity of actions and personalities. I can't imagine reading the whole five-volume set, though: it started to drag shortly after Gettysburg, and toward the end it was just one paragraph after another of how much Thomas Jackson was missed. Some others were less than equal to the challenge. Signed by Freeman in his typical small script on front endpaper. A well-preserved set in very good condition.
Each volume has several illustrations and maps. Lee had the men and Lincoln had the guns and trains. All unquestioned masterpiecc of the historian's art, and a towering landmark in the literature of the American Civil War. When I drove to Knoxville, Tennessee I took the audio books Gods and Generals, and The Last Full Measure by Jeff Shaara with me. Accompanied by a 1934 typed letter to a Mrs. Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command, published 1942-44, is a military history of the Army of Northern Virginia, from said army's point of view.
As the war began, Jackson would not have been chosen by many people as a great battle captain. I think we should be honest about the causes and consequences and call the war 'The Slavers Rebellion', and remember the Confederates as such, if at all. Foxing spots to top edge and fore edge. Jackson cannot do wrong, and Stuart little he did make that misconceived raid prior to Gettysburg. About this Item: Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1943. Publisher's binding and dust jacket. In 1915, Freeman was commissioned by Scribner's to write a one-volume biography of Robert E.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1942. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. The descriptions of the battle ground and unfolding battle were so vivid that I could see it clearly in my mind. Original publisher's quarter blue cloth - silver embossed to the spine - over cream paper-covered boards. He gives examination of the events through the eyes of the various commanders. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Of course we will never know another war like this which is fine by me.
Dj Worn, A Few Small Losses And Tears, Dampstain Around Upper Rear Spine Corner. A few months after the conclusion of the war, Freeman was asked to join an official tour of American forces in Europe and Japan. Goldsborough for sending copies of letters by General Lee and asking once again to pay for the price of having them copied, signed by Douglas Southall Freeman. The concluding book, George Washington Volume 7: First in Peace, was written by Freeman's associates, and , based on Freeman's original research and was published in 1957. Seller Inventory 2994962689 Book Description Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Volume 3, Gettysburg to Appomattox, 862 pages.