Sunday, October 25, 2009

Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederancy, 1863-1865

by Ethan Rafuse

From the publisher:
In this reexamination of the last two years of Robert E. Lee's storied military career, Ethan S. Rafuse offers an insightful account of Lee's ultimately unsuccessful struggle to defend the Confederacy against a relentless and determined foe.

Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederacy describes the great campaigns that shaped the course of this crucial period in American history, the challenges Lee faced in each battle, and the dramatic events that determined the war's outcome.