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How Robert E. Lee lost the Civil War

by Edward H. Bonekemper

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Published by Sergeant Kirkland"s Press in Fredericksburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America
    • Subjects:
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 -- Military leadership.,
    • Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.,
    • Command of troops.,
    • Strategy -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-235) and index.

      StatementEdward H. Bonekemper, III.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 B655 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination248 p. :
      Number of Pages248
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL672184M
      ISBN 101887901159
      LC Control Number97018213

        Finally, Lee unconscionably continued the war for many months after it was lost, in a "senseless continuation ofthe slaughter" (16). The bulk of Bonekemper's book is devoted to a straightforward analysis of Lee's strategy, campaigns, and battles, showing in . How Lee's Lost Order No. changed the Civil War? The Confederate Army was unstoppable - within weeks of winning the Civil War. General Robert E. Lee had won the Second Battle of Bull Run and was march Confederate troops into Maryland on September 3,

      Few figures in American history are more divisive, contradictory or elusive than Robert E. Lee, the reluctant, tragic leader of the Confederate Army, who died in his beloved Virginia at age 63 in. Religion. Robert E. Lee was a devout Episcopalian after a mid-life religious awakening. Political Views. Lee was Commander of the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and is .

        For an answer I would direct you to the latest issue of Southern Cultures, which includes an essay by Peter Carmichael, titled, “Truth is Mighty and Will Eventually Prevail: Political Correctness, Neo-Confederates, and Robert E. Lee” (Fall ). I first heard Peter give this . Robert Edward Lee (Janu – Octo ) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. General Lee was born to Revolutionary War hero, Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee, in Stratford Hall, .


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How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War, by Edward H. Bonekemper, III, Sergeant Kirkland’s Press, ()pages, $, and Robert E. Lee’s Civil War, by Bevin Alexander, Adams Media, ()pages, $ Robert E. Lee is widely regarded as the Civil War’s greatest : Historynet Staff.

How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War is a unique, thoughtful, challenging reassessment of one of the pivotal participants in the American Civil War.

James Cox. Edward Bonekemper constructs a clear case for the prosecution in arraigning Robert E. Lee in the court of historical justice/5(6). However, Lee’s focus, and refusal to support other theaters (most notably Tennessee) led to disaster for the Confederacy.

Bonekemper also shows how Lee supported bad commanders, like John Bell Hood, who destroyed his army with frontal attacks. This is one of the most interesting books on the Civil War. “This book is an attempt to probe the image of Robert E. Lee in the American mind, from its origins among Lost Cause writers in the Reconstruction years to the era of the Civil War Centennial, when Lee became a hero to white middle class America.

In the June issue of Civil War History — Volume 5, Number 2, pages — a renowned Southern historian attacked the legacy of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The Enduring Relevance of Robert E. Lee: The Ideological Warfare Underpinning the American Civil War Marshall DeRosa DeRosa uses the figure of Robert E.

Lee to consider the role of political leadership under extremely difficult circumstances, examining Lee as statesman rather than just a military leader and finds that many of Lee’s assertions are still relevant today. This book challenges the general view that Robert E.

Lee was a military genius who staved off inevitable Confederate defeat against insurmountable odds. Instead, the author contends that Lee was responsible for the South's loss in a war it could have d, as this book demonstrates, Lee unnecessarily went for the win, squandered his irreplaceable troops, and weakened his army so badly 4/5(3).

Fleming uses this fictional courtroom drama to formulate arguments for his Disease in the Public Mind non-fiction book identifying the causes of the Civil War. The story is set in early June when Robert E.

Lee is secretly tried by a military commission prompted by Assistant War Secretary and former editor of the New York Tribune, Charles Dana. By the time the Civil War ended, with the Confederate president, Jefferson Davis, deeply unpopular, Lee had become the embodiment of the Southern cause.

A generation later, he was a. Lee never called the Confederate battle flag a "flag of treason"; Jefferson Davis did not disavow the Confederacy after the Civil War. Robert E. Lee himself refused to. Biography of Robert E. Lee, Confederate commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and later all Southern armies during the American Civil War (–65).

The Army of Northern Virginia was the most successful of the Southern armies. Lee became an enduring symbol for. In New Orleans, a sturdy column once capped by a bronze figure of Confederate General Robert E.

Lee reaches into the sky. At the dawn of the 21st century, the empty pedestal offers a potent reminder of the enormous influence wielded by the Lost Cause; at the same time, it powerfully suggests that a long forestalled national reckoning with the realities of race, slavery, and the Civil War may.

To Edward Bonekemper III, the author of "How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War" and several other books on the war, Lee is not the humble, proud battlefield loser presented by documentarian Ken Burns and other popular works of history, but a bumbling strategist and the central character in "the most successful propaganda campaign in American.

Author and historian John Reeves discussed his book, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee, which recounts the June indictment against the General Lee and other Confederate leaders for treason. The statue of Confederat Gen. Robert E. Lee in the center of Emancipation Park the day after the Unite the Right rally devolved into violence Aug in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Lee was no hero. He was neither noble nor wise. Lee was a traitor who killed United States soldiers, fought for human enslavement, vastly increased the bloodshed of the Civil War, and made. For the better part of the last century the images of two of the greatest icons of the Civil War remained fixed in the American imagination: Robert E.

Lee as the noble and tragic leader of the Author: Janny Scott. The South Only Embraced States' Rights as It Lost Control of the Federal Government For decades, slaveholders like Robert E. Lee were powerfully committed to the .Famous Robert E.

Lee Quotes: Robert Edward Lee who is best known as to be the Commander of the Confederate States Army. He was an American Confederate Soldier with the best skills to fight at the war. Robert E.

Lee Quotes are very popular among the people of the United States.Special Order (series ), also known as the "Lost Dispatch" and the "Lost Order", was a general movement order issued by Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee on about September 9,during the Maryland Campaign of the American Civil War.A lost copy of this order was recovered on September 13 by Union Army troops in Frederick County, Maryland, and the subsequent military.