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“It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”

Robert E. Lee

 

Armstead Long’s ‘Memoirs of Robert E Lee’ is a late 19th-century account of the life and military career of the famed Confederate General. 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. (Eicher)

 

According to Eicher,

“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. Wright.

 

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1886 1ed Memoirs Robert E Lee Civil War Confederate Gettysburg Lincoln MAPS Long

 

“It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.”

Robert E. Lee

 

Armstead Long’s ‘Memoirs of Robert E Lee’ is a late 19th-century account of the life and military career of the famed Confederate General. 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. (Eicher)

 

According to Eicher,

“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. Wright.

 

Item number: #10552

Price: $750

 

LONG, Armstead Lindsay

 

Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: his military and personal history, embracing a large amount of information hitherto unpublished

 

New York; Philadelphia, etc.: J.M. Stoddart & Company, 1886. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [5], 707, [2]
    • 7 maps (2 folding), and 5 plates including frontispiece portrait of Lee.
  • References: Eicher 268; Nevins II, 73
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.5in X 7in (24.5cm x 17.5cm)

 

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10552

Categories

Military & War

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

LONG, Armstead Lindsay

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete