General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse

Version: Unabridged
Author: Joseph T. Glatthaar
Narrator: Robertson Dean
Genres: History, North America
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: March 2008
# of Units: 20 CDs
Length: 22 hours
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A sweeping history, fourteen years in the making, of the Civil War through the lens of its most crucial army, the Confederate troops commanded by Robert E. Leescholarly tour de force that upends much of the conventional wisdom about the war.

Reviews (3)

General Lee's Army

Written by jondeb on April 24th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This book is an outstanding overview of General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. One can tell of the amazing research that went into this work. There is a lot of details in this book but that only validates the authors conclusions. This is NOT a battle history or overview of the war in Virginia, but a compelling, expertly researched, book that truly details the rise and reasons for the fall of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. A great book with a masterful reader!

great topic, dull book

Written by Anonymous on September 2nd, 2011

  • Book Rating: 2/5

Some good parts, but too often digresses into matter more fitting for a college thesis, how to make the Civil War seem dull

Lees Army

Written by Anonymous on March 2nd, 2011

  • Book Rating: 5/5

This is the best book about Lee's army that I have read.

Author Details

Author Details

Glatthaar, Joseph T.

Joseph T. Glatthaar is the author of six books and teaches history at the
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
James Kirby Martin is the author of eleven books and teaches history at the University of Houston.