Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee


Captain Robert E. Lee

Series: American History, Culture and Literature
BISAC: HIS038000

General Robert E. Lee is best known as the commander of the Confederate Army during the Civil War. Lee was also a prolific writer, seemingly writing almost every day of his life. Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee contains letters that General Lee wrote to family and friends with comments and background by his son, Robert. Through his letters and his son’s commentary, the varying facets of Lee’s character are revealed.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter I — Services in the United States Army

Chapter II — The Confederate General

Chapter III — Letters to Wife and Daughters

Chapter IV — Army Life of Robert the Younger

Chapter V — The Army of Northern Virginia

Chapter VI — The Winter of 1863-4

Chapter VII — Fronting the Army of the Potomac

Chapter VIII — The Surrender

Chapter IX — A Private Citizen

Chapter X — President of Washington College

Chapter XI — The Idol of the South

Chapter XII — Lee’s Opinion upon the Late War

Chapter XIII — Family Affairs

Chapter XIV — An Ideal Father

Chapter XV — Mountain Rides

Chapter XVI — An Advisor of Young Men

Chapter XVII — The Reconstruction Period

Chapter XVIII — Mrs. R. E. Lee

Chapter XIX — Lee’s Letters to His Sons

Chapter XX — The New Home in Lexington

Chapter XXI — Failing Health

Chapter XXII — The Southern Trip

Chapter XXIII — A Round of Visits

Chapter XXIV — Last Days


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