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General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend

General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend( )
Author: Gordon, Lesley J.
Series title:Civil War America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8078-6673-3
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

The man who gave his name to the greatest failed frontal attack in American military history, George E. Pickett is among the most famous Confederate generals of the Civil War. But even today he remains imperfectly understood, a figure shrouded in Lost Cause mythology. In this carefully researched biography, Lesley Gordon moves beyond earlier studies of Pickett. By investigating the central role played by his wife LaSalle in controlling his historical image, Gordon illuminates Pickett's...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.12 x 9.25 Inches



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