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Memoirs of an old Virginian: Robert E. Lee remembers the Civil War years

Joseph Scotchie

Memoirs of an old Virginian: Robert E. Lee remembers the Civil War years

a play

by Joseph Scotchie

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Published by Aran Press in Louisville, KY (1320 S. Third St., Louisville, 40208) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Joseph Scotchie.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 95/05853 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL922176M
LC Control Number95220242

  No, Rose, I have not misrepresented Lee at all. From December of to April of , as the nation was being torn asunder over the issue of secession, Robert E. Lee made his view on the "right of secession" absolutely crystal clear. He thought it was revolution; he called it treason; he saw it as the equivalent of anarchy.   The film 12 Years a Slave is promoted using a multitude of tools. There are several objectives of the public relations campaign. The first is to gain as much exposure for the film as possible, so that as many potential consumers are aware of its release. The second is to create interest in the film.

  Contrary to the common claims about Robert E. Lee in Dixie nostalgia and civics-textbook history, Robert E. Lee actually defended the institution of slavery and personally held dozens of black slaves. The letter most commonly quoted to show that Lee was "opposed" to slavery is being selectively quoted; the full letter is actually a criticism of abolitionists and a . The World War I Memoirs of Robert P. Patterson: A Captain in the Great War recounts Patterson’s own formative military experiences in the First World War. Written in the years following the conflict, this is a remarkable rendering of what it was like to be an infantry line officer during the so-called Great War.

In , Anderson leased the company and in purchased it outright. During the first year of the Civil War, Anderson served as a brigadier general in Hill’s division. In , Robert E. Lee asked him to resume the managership of The Tredegar. Shaara depicts the onset of the Civil War right up to the Battle of Gettysburg in this prequel to his father's The Killer Angels (DB ). The story is told primarily through the lives of Stonewall Jackson, Winfield Scott Hancock, Joshua Chamberlain, and Robert E. Lee. Describes significant battles fought at Chancellorsville and Fredericksburg.


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