Websites

Ulysses S. Grant: Warrior
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE presents a 90 minute film on Union General Ulysses S. Grant. 
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/films/grant

Appomattox Court House National Historical Park
Official National Park Service site with an expanded in depth section on the surrender at Appomattox.
http://www.nps.gov/apco/index.htm

Arlington House and Robert E. Lee Memorial
Arlington House was the home of Robert E. Lee and his family for 30 years.
http://www.nps.gov/archive/arho/tour/home.html

Gettysburg Foundation 
A partnership with the National Park Service that enhances the preservation and understanding of the heritage and lasting significance of Gettysburg.
http://www.gettysburgfoundation.org/

Library of Congress Webcast
A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters
http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=4083

The Museum of the Confederacy
A collection of artifacts, manuscripts, and photographs from the Confederate States of America.
http://www.moc.org/site/PageServer

The Office of Robert E. Lee
Lee Chapel & Museum, Washington and Lee University.
http://www.mfmdesign.com/lee_final/index.html

Robert E. Lee Boyhood Home Virtual Museum
The Boyhood Home Of Robert ELee In Alexandria, VA., a description and a virtual tour.
http://www.leeboyhoodhome.com/

Robert E. Lee Mexican War Maps, Virginia Military Institute
Collection details and online exhibit from the VMI Archives.
http://www.vmi.edu/archives.aspx?id=4294968301 

Robert E. Lee Papers
From Special Collections at Washington and Lee University.
http://miley.wlu.edu/LeePapers/

Robert E. Lee Timeline
"Today in Civil War History" offers a summary of Lee's battles during the war.
http://www.todayincivilwarhistory.com/lee.php

Stratford Hall
Home of the Lees of Virginia and Birthplace of Robert E. Lee.
http://www.stratfordhall.org/

Books

Ayers, Edward L., In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The Civil War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2003.

Blight, David, Frederick Douglass’s Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1989.

Blount, Roy Jr., Robert E. Lee. Penguin Putnam: New York, 2003.

Carmichael, Peter S. (Ed.), Audacity Personified, the Generalship of Robert E. Lee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.

Connelly, Thomas Lawrence. The Marble Man: Robert E. lee and His Image in American Society. New York: Louisiana State University Press, 1978.

Daniels, Jonathan, The Randolphs of Virginia: America’s Foremost Family. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1972.

DeButts, Robert E.L., Lee In Love: Courtship and Correspondence in Antebellum, Virginia. Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 115, No. 4., Richmond: Virginia Historical Society, 2007.

Fellman, Michael, The Making of Robert E. Lee. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Freeman, Douglas Southall, R.E. Lee: A Biography (vols. I-IV). New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1935. 

Gallagher, Gary W. (Ed.), Fighting for the Confederacy, Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998.

Gallagher, Gary W., Lee and his Generals in War & Memory. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press 2004.

Gallagher, Gary W., Lee the Soldier. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1999.

Glatthaar, Joseph, General Lee’s Army. New York: Free Press, 2008.

Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Team of Rivals. New York: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2006.

Lee, Robert E., Jr. (Ed.), Recollections and Letters. New York: Barnes & Nobles Books, 1904/2004.

McPherson, James W., Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam, The Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Nagel, Paul C., The Lees of Virginia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Nelligan, Murray, “The Building of Arlington House,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 1951.

Pryor, Elizabeth Brown, Reading the Man, A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters. New York: Viking, 2007.

Rhea, Gordon C., The Battle of the Wilderness, May 5-6, 1864. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004.

Sears, Stephen W., Landscape Turned Red, Battle of Antietam. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2003.

Taylor, Walter H., Four Years With General Lee. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, (reissue 1996).

Thomas, Emory M., Robert E. Lee, A Biography. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997.

Tower, R. Lockwood (Ed.), Lee’s Adjutant: The Wartime Letters of Colonel Walter Herron Taylor, 1862-1865. Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1995.

 

 

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