A House Divided: The Lives of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. by Jules Archer,Allen C. Guelzo

By Jules Archer,Allen C. Guelzo

A condominium Divided is a thrilling creation to 2 of the main attention-grabbing avid gamers within the American Civil warfare. Ulysses S. furnish used to be gruff and sloppy, the son of a hardworking yet uneducated guy against slavery. Robert E. Lee, a slave proprietor himself, was once a well mannered, aristocratic Virginia gentleman who descended from the innovative conflict hero “Light-Horse Harry.” either males studied at West aspect yet constructed very varied tactics—Lee proved to be a cautious strategist who made exceptional use of ordinary army strategies, whereas provide used to be instinctive, spontaneous, and unconventional. Pitted opposed to each other, the 2 grew to become the main influential gamers within the bloodiest and such a lot wrenching episode of yankee background. In alternating chapters, historian Jules Archer starts through exploring their early life and early careers all through their postwar lives. Archer specializes in the men’s roles in the course of the Civil conflict, detailing all the way down to particular battles and judgements made via every one guy. ideal for reluctant younger historians in addition to history-buffs-to-be.

Part of the Jules Archer heritage for younger Readers sequence through Sky Pony Press, this booklet is absolute to motivate curiosity in a very important piece of yank history

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