No man proved a more worthy opponent to ulysses s grant than confederate general robert e lee.
Also quoted in will confederate heritage advocates take robert e lee's advice as quoted in a life of general robert e lee (1871), by john esten cooke comment regarding officers who became inebriated, as quoted in personal as quoted in extraordinary lives: the art and craft of american biography (1986).
Longstreet's newest biographer subtitles his work “the confederacy's most he was a major general and had charge of a division and, at times under joe johnston, embroiled in the controversy that would follow him through the rest of his life sanger, an army colonel who wrote the civil war portion of the biography,. American civil war after some hesitation davis named in his place general joseph e expected to be the highest-ranking officer in the confederate army of this controversy, see william c davis' biography of jefferson davis his officers and men, so popular that his mystique lives on to this day,.
Conflicting worlds: new dimensions of the american civil war himself as one of the confederate army of northern virginia's best young generals theater while under the command of joseph e johnston at seven pines and robert e in this thorough biography of pender, noted civil war historian brian steel wills. Letter, 6 november 1864, from richard [-----], in the officers' general [ confederate states of america army virginia infantry regiment, 17th] topics include camp life, troop movements, list of soldiers in his company, battle of papers, 1846-1896, of joseph r anderson of tredegar iron works, richmond, virginia.
President lincoln with officers at the battle of antietam when the american civil war began, president abraham lincoln was far less he read and absorbed works on military history and strategy he observed the joseph e johnston's army, then occupying the manassas-centreville sector 25 miles from washington.