Walter Taylor offers a great perspective into the charater of General Lee, the ability of his subordinates, and the fighting courage of the army itself. Taylor's book should be read by any Civil War buff since Taylor was actually there as Lee's adjutant general.
Walter Taylor offers a great perspective into the charater of General Lee, the ability of his subordinates, and the fighting courage of the army itself. While those critical of Lee may find Taylor to be too defensive and loyal to Lee, one can only continue to admire the Greatest General of the Civil War. I like to take in both sides of the issue concerning Lee, but I have found that Lee was an able, moral, and intelligent leader with weaknesses like every human.
Taylor did write another book, Robert E. Lee, His Campaign in Virginia, 1861–1865 (1906). Walter H. Taylor died of cancer on March 1, 1916. He is buried in Elmwood Cemetery in Norfolk. Taylor Elementary School of the Norfolk City Public Schools is named in his honor.
Read various fiction books with us in our e-reader. This volume is dedicated to Robert Edward Lee, a nineteenth century United States Army officer, a combat engineer, and among the most celebrated generals in American history. By Walter Herron Taylor. By Walter Herron Taylor 1838 –1916), an officer in the Confederate States Army, during the American Civil War, as well as American banker, lawyer, soldier, politician, author, and railroad executive from Norfolk, Virginia. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
Start by marking General Lee; His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865 as Want to Read . This book is important not only for Taylor's military knowledge but also for his perception of the character of Lee.
Start by marking General Lee; His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865 as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Others shown under the stress of fire are Stonewall Jackson, James Longstreet, Jeb Stuart, and . But the true heroes are the Confederate soldiers who fought doggedly, though outnumbered and often poorly provisioned. Well documented and carrying This book is important not only for Taylor's military knowledge but also for his perception of the character of Lee.
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General Magruder had under his command about eleven thousand me. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher.
General Magruder had under his command about eleven thousand men. General McClellan, then in command of the Federal Army of the Potomac, had abandoned the old route by way of Manassas and transferred his army to the Peninsula with the purpose of advancing upon Richmond by that route, with his base of supplies on York River. He advanced his army up the Peninsula from Fortress Monroe, and on the 4th of April appeared in front of the line occupied by the Confederates.
Originally published in 1906, General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861?1865 is rich in reminiscences. As postwar controversies swirled, he was often called on to set the record straight. This book is important not only for Taylor?s military knowledge but also for his perception of the character of Lee. Others shown under the stress of fire are Stonewall Jackson, James Longstreet, Jeb Stuart, and A. P. Hill.
Originally published in 1906, General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861–1865 is rich in reminiscences.
Military and War. General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia. General Lee, His Campaigns in Virginia1861-1865; With Personal Reminiscencesby Walter H. Taylor. Nearly thirty years ago I ventured to publish Four Years with General Lee, in which my primary Object was to assist in establishing the fact of the great numerical Odds against which the army under General Lee had to contend in its encounters with the Federal armies opposed to it. General Lee had expressed a purpose to do this, and after his death, before its accomplishment, the duty seemed logically to devolve upon me. Book Details.