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By Jules Archer,Allen C. Guelzo

A residence Divided is an exhilarating advent to 2 of the main interesting gamers within the American Civil battle. Ulysses S. supply was once gruff and sloppy, the son of a hardworking yet uneducated guy against slavery. Robert E. Lee, a slave proprietor himself, was once a well mannered, aristocratic Virginia gentleman who descended from the innovative warfare hero “Light-Horse Harry.” either males studied at West aspect yet built very assorted tactics—Lee proved to be a cautious strategist who made extraordinary 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 gamers within the bloodiest and so much wrenching episode of yank heritage. In alternating chapters, historian Jules Archer starts through exploring their early life and early careers all through their postwar lives. Archer makes a speciality of the men’s roles in the course of the Civil warfare, detailing all the way down to particular battles and judgements made by means of every one guy. ideal for reluctant younger historians in addition to history-buffs-to-be.

Part of the Jules Archer heritage for younger Readers sequence via Sky Pony Press, this booklet is certain to motivate curiosity in a very important piece of yank history

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