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Lee's bold plan for Point Lookout : the rescue of Confederate prisoners that never happened

Author: Jack E Schairer
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume takes an in-depth look at Lee's audacious plan, from the circumstances surrounding its inception, simultaneous cavalry and amphibious attacks on Point Lookout, and its somewhat ironic finale. With international recognition hanging in the balance for the Confederacy, the failure of Lee's plan saved the Union and ultimately changed the course of the war"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Robert E Lee; Robert E (Soldat) Lee; Robert E Lee
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack E Schairer
ISBN: 9780786435555 0786435550 9780786489305 0786489308
OCLC Number: 173240825
Description: viii, 257 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Jack E. Schairer.

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In July 1864, while hemmed in by Grant at Richmond, General Robert E Lee conceived a plan designed not only to relieve Lynchburg and protect the Confederate supply line but also to ultimately make a  Read more...
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