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Author Horn, Jonathan, 1982-
Title The man who would not be Washington : Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed American history / Jonathan Horn.
Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2015.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 7  92 L4797 H    IN LIBRARY
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description xi, 369 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-346) and index.
Contents Introduction: the view -- Part I. Antebellum -- Foundering father -- A Potomac son -- Lee's union -- Part II. Casus belli -- Half slave, half free -- Washington's sword -- The decision -- Part III. Bellum -- The battle for Arlington -- The last heir -- White House burning -- Emancipation -- The indispensable man -- The cemetery -- Part IV. Postbellum -- Washington and Lee -- Epilogue: the bridge.
Subject Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Generals -- Confederate States of America -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Influence.
Genre or Form Biography.
Added Title Robert E. Lee's Civil War and his decision that changed history
ISBN 9781476748566 (hardcover)
147674856X (hardcover)
9781476748580 (ebook)
9781476748573 (pbk.)
1476748578 (pbk.)