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Robert E. Lee, soldier of the South.

Jean Rikhoff

Robert E. Lee, soldier of the South.

by Jean Rikhoff

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Confederate States of America.,
  • United States,
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870.,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- Southern States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals -- Southern States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Generals.,
    • Confederate States of America.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the general who turned down command of the Union armies because he felt he could not fight against his own state, and became leader of the Confederate forces.

      Edition Notes

      StatementIllustrated by Tran Mawicke.
      SeriesAn American pioneer biography
      ContributionsMawicke, Tran, illus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 R55
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p.
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5607726M
      LC Control Number68015076


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