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    Works about Gen. Robert E. Lee

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    Comparison and contrast on historiography as described by two authors: James M. McPherson on "Ordeal by Fire" and Alan T. Nolan on "Lee Considered: General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History" and/or other sources. Was General Lee described favorably/unfovarably?

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    Robert E. Lee is a very significant figure in American history as the millitary leader of the infamous confederate army. Both James McPherson and Alan Nolan are considered leading historians on the Civil War and both have written varying histographies on Robert E. Lee.

    James McPherson

    McPherson says Lee was idolized during the civil ...

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    The solution provides a concise insight and advice on how two authors wrote about and perceived the life and times of Gen. Robert E. Lee (see above).

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