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The Civil War: In the Words of Its Greatest Commanders

by Ulysses S. Grant, Robert E. Lee

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This edition comprises two of the greatest works chronicling the Civil War, the abridgement of the Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant and General Armistead L. Long's classic, Memoirs of Robert E. Lee. Illustrated with over 400 drawings and photographs from historically contemporary sources, this work provides the perspectives of that great conflict's greatest generals. The Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is fast-paced, colorful, lucid, and laced with flashes of humor, while the shortened version of Memoirs of Robert E. Lee is the most detailed view of Lee in action -- he died before writing his own memoirs. It's a vivid first-hand portrait of Lee just as the author set it down over a century ago.… (more)
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This edition comprises two of the greatest works chronicling the Civil War, the abridgement of the Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant and General Armistead L. Long's classic, Memoirs of Robert E. Lee. Illustrated with over 400 drawings and photographs from historically contemporary sources, this work provides the perspectives of that great conflict's greatest generals. The Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant is fast-paced, colorful, lucid, and laced with flashes of humor, while the shortened version of Memoirs of Robert E. Lee is the most detailed view of Lee in action -- he died before writing his own memoirs. It's a vivid first-hand portrait of Lee just as the author set it down over a century ago.

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