By Michael Korda
In Clouds of Glory: The lifestyles and Legend of Robert E. Lee, Michael Korda, the recent York occasions bestselling biographer of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Ulysses S. furnish, and T. E. Lawrence, has written the 1st significant biography of Lee in approximately two decades, bringing to lifestyles America's maximum and so much iconic hero. Korda paints a shiny and admiring portrait of Lee as a basic and a faithful kin guy who, notwithstanding he disliked slavery and was once now not in want of secession, became down command of the Union military in 1861 simply because he couldn't "draw his sword" opposed to his personal youngsters, his pals, and his liked Virginia. He used to be absolutely America's preeminent army chief, as calm, dignified, and commanding a presence in defeat as he used to be in victory. Lee's popularity has in simple terms grown within the one hundred fifty years because the Civil conflict, and Korda covers in groundbreaking element all of Lee's battles and lines the making of a good man's indisputable popularity on each side of the Mason-Dixon Line, positioning him ultimately because the symbolic martyr-hero of the Southern reason.
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