A house divided: the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

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Sky Pony Press,
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2015, c1995.
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First Sky Pony Press edition.
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English
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A House Divided is an exciting introduction to two of the most fascinating players in the American Civil War. Ulysses S. Grant was gruff and sloppy, the son of a hardworking but uneducated man opposed to slavery. Robert E. Lee, a slave owner himself, was a polite, aristocratic Virginia gentleman who descended from the Revolutionary War hero "Light-Horse Harry." Both men studied at West Point but developed very different tactics--Lee proved to be a careful strategist who made brilliant use of standard military tactics, while Grant was instinctive, spontaneous, and unconventional. Pitted against one another, the two became the most influential players in the bloodiest and most wrenching episode of American history. In alternating chapters, historian Jules Archer begins by exploring their formative years and early careers all the way through their postwar lives. Archer focuses on the men's roles during the Civil War, detailing down to specific battles and decisions made by each man. Perfect for reluctant young historians as well as history-buffs-to-be. Part of the Jules Archer History for Young Readers series by Sky Pony Press, this book is guaranteed to inspire interest in a crucial piece of American history
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subject_facet Confederate States of America. -- Army -- Biography, Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography, Generals -- United States -- Biography, Grant, Ulysses S. -- (Ulysses Simpson), -- 1822-1885, Lee, Robert E. -- (Robert Edward), -- 1807-1870, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography, United States. -- Army -- Biography
title_display A house divided : the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
title_full A house divided : the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee / Jules Archer ; foreword by Allen C. Guelzo
title_short A house divided :
title_sub the lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee
topic_facet Generals, Grant, Ulysses S, History, Lee, Robert E