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Time to dispel longstanding myths of the Civil War - The Boston Globe


Apr 10, 2015 ... ... ones surrounding General Ulysses Grant and General Robert E. Lee. ... a traitor, a supporter of white supremacy and an overrated general.

American Heroes: General Robert E. Lee – Patriot or Traitor? – A ...


Bruce Catton's description of Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse. Many Americans were and are torn in their view of General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870),  ...

How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War: Edward H. Bonekemper III ...


Buy How Robert E. Lee Lost the Civil War on Amazon.com ✓ FREE SHIPPING on ... The legendary stature of General Robert E. Lee has withstood contemporary ...

Most overrated military commanders - Historum - History Forums


I think the most overrated general is Robert E. Lee. I constantly see posts by people on here and other places praising Lee, but he was at best ...

Grant vs. Lee | American Civil War | LibraryThing


Lee certainly looked more like a general but Grant did a better job of ... both Grant and Lee - Lee has been overrated and Grant underrated. ... 3) Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History by Alan T. Nolan.

Robert E. Lee - Civil War Trust


Biography of General Robert E. Lee - including history articles, links, recommended books and more.

Lee & His Army in Confederate Hi - Texas Christian University


This is perhaps most evident in the way Americans remember Robert E. Lee. ... Many Lost Cause historians posited that the Confederate general was ... closer to the mark than many historians who have argued that they have been overrated.

Stonewall Jackson/Robert E Lee (war, greatest, generals ...


We all know that Lee is a lot more popular then Stonewall. No. ... I think he was a great general, but maybe a little overrated in some respects.

The Historian and the General: Thomas L. Connelly versus Robert E ...


Thomas L. Connelly entitled "Robert E. Lee and the Western Con- federacy: A Criticism of ... contends (among other things) that Lee is overrated both as a man.

In Defense of Grant and Lee - | National Review


Sep 20, 2014 ... ... comparative generalship of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant was ... he has argued persuasively that Lee was not overrated as a general ...

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Is Robert E. Lee overrated? | Almost Chosen People


Jun 17, 2010 ... I have no doubt that Robert E. Lee is by far the greatest general in American ... I would hardly say Lee was overrated, but in my opinion, when ...

The War List: Overrated Civil War Officers | HistoryNet


Aug 3, 2011 ... Johnston appeals to those who believe Robert E. Lee too often pursued bloody offensives. Frequently compared to the great Roman general ...

Which General Was Better? Ulysses S. Grant or Robert E. Lee? | At ...


Aug 15, 2014 ... Here, the rough and tumble Ulysses S. Grant from Ohio faces off with the southern patrician Robert E. Lee. The room itself seems too small for ...