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By Jules Archer,Allen C. Guelzo

A condo Divided is an exhilarating creation to 2 of the main attention-grabbing avid gamers within the American Civil warfare. Ulysses S. furnish used to be gruff and sloppy, the son of a hardworking yet uneducated guy against slavery. Robert E. Lee, a slave proprietor himself, used to be a well mannered, aristocratic Virginia gentleman who descended from the innovative warfare hero “Light-Horse Harry.” either males studied at West element yet constructed very diversified tactics—Lee proved to be a cautious strategist who made fabulous use of normal army strategies, whereas furnish used to be instinctive, spontaneous, and unconventional. Pitted opposed to each other, the 2 turned the main influential avid gamers within the bloodiest and so much wrenching episode of yankee background. In alternating chapters, historian Jules Archer starts by way of exploring their early life and early careers throughout their postwar lives. Archer specializes in the men’s roles through the Civil struggle, detailing all the way down to particular battles and judgements made via each one guy. excellent for reluctant younger historians in addition to history-buffs-to-be.

Part of the Jules Archer historical past for younger Readers sequence via Sky Pony Press, this booklet is absolute to encourage curiosity in a vital piece of yank history

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