Lee's Adjutant

Lee's Adjutant

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The 110 letters compiled in Lee's Adjutant shed light on day-to-day life at Lee's headquarters and on the general himself. Written to Taylor's fiancee and family, these letters recount the Army of Northern Virginia's early triumphs, invasions of the North, defeat at Gettysburg, the bloody struggle in the Wilderness, the siege of Petersburg, and final surrender. In them the young officer testifies to the simplicity of Lee's lifestyle as well as the gentility of his demeanor. He describes the bond that developed between himself and the general, and he discusses the furloughs, reports, dispatches, petitions, and grievances that he handled as Lee's alter ego in administrative matters.New York: Charles Scribnera#39;s Sons, 1911. Pemberton, John C. ... Peterkin, Bishop George. A Handbook for the Use of the Members and Friends of the Protestant Episcopal Church. ... The Death of the Confederacy. Ed. D. S. Freeman.

Title:Lee's Adjutant
Author:Walter Herron Taylor, R. Lockwood Tower, John S. Belmont
Publisher:Univ of South Carolina Press - 1995


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