BOOKS: Generalship, With Examples

LEE'S LIEUTENANTS—Douglas Southall Freeman—Scribner ($5).

Turn your eyes to the immoderate past,

Turn to the inscrutable infantry rising

Demons out of the earth . . .

—Allen Tate, Ode to the Confederate Dead.

Douglas Southall Freeman's R. E. Lee (TIME, Oct. 22, 1934; Feb. 11, 1935) stands as the definitive work on that illustrious soldier. In his new book, the first of three projected volumes, Virginia's military historian portrays in action the principal officers who preceded Lee and served under him in the Army of Northern Virginia. Product of eight years' research, Lee's Lieutenants is,...

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