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Confederate tide rising Robert E. Lee and the making of Southern strategy, 1861-1862 by Joseph L. Harsh

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, Ohio .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Confederate States of America,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870 -- Military leadership.,
  • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889.,
  • Strategy -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Confederate States of America -- Military policy.,
  • Confederate States of America -- History, Military.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJoseph L. Harsh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE487 .H34 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 278 p. :
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL657498M
ISBN 100873385802
LC Control Number97002635

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