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Report of General Robert E. Lee

and subordinate reports of the Battle of Chancellorsville

by Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia

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Published by R. M. Smith, public printer in Richmond .
Written in English


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Parrish & Willingham. Confederate imprints, 2388.

Statementalso, reports of Major General J. E. B. Stuart and Brigadier General Fitz Lee, of cavalry engagements at Kelleysville. Also, report of Brigadier General W. H. F. Lee, and subordinates, of cavalry operations of the 14th and 15th of April, 1863. Pub. by order of Congress
ContributionsLee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870, Stuart, Jeb, 1833-1864, Lee, Fitzhugh, 1835-1905, Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891, Confederate States of America. War Dept.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE475.3 .C7
The Physical Object
Pagination144, [5] p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24354488M
LC Control Number10023162


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He is thus made, for the first time, to give his impressions and opinions on most of the great events with which he was so closely connected"--Preface.