Essays Tagged: "general robert e lee"

Gettysburg, A Critical Review

the change in attitude and morale for the north. The battle also broke the myth of invincibility of General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia.The StrategyThe Confederate general staff an ... and forgot their primary function, intelligence gathering. The lack of adequate intelligence caused General Lee to try to take Gettysburg rather then proceed north to Harrisburg.Once the battle was jo ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert E. Lee: The Greatest General

General Robert E. Lee was not only a great man, but also one of the greatest military leaders in Ame ... was transferred to Fort Hamilton, New York until 1846. (Stern 54, 69)In August of 1846, Lee joined General John E. Wool's army, which was stationed in Mexico. During the Battle of Buena Vista, Lee's ... Battle of Buena Vista, Lee's boldness caught the attention of his superiors and was transferred to General Winfield Scott's expedition to Veracruz. In the Battle of Veracruz and in General Scott's ad ...

(10 pages) 137 2 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert Fost , his life, from birth to life influences.

Robert FrostRobert Lee Frost was born March 26, 1874, Robert was named after confederate general Robert E. Lee. Robert was born in San Francisco, California, where he lived until the age of ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The battle of Gettysburg, which was a turnign point of the US Civil War.

The Battle of Gettysburg"The Turning Point of the Civil War"Goerge Meade General Robert E. LeeIn 1863, the small town of Gettysburg Pennsylvania was awoken to the beginning ... of taking either the major city of Philadelphia, Baltimore, or even Washington D.C. Union commander General George Meade was sent to make sure none of this would happen.On the first day, July 1st , th ... their calvary, which was off somewhere harassing other Union soldiers.On the second day, July 2nd, General Lee gave orders for his men to attack in the morning. But, General Longstreet was quite slow ...

(5 pages) 159 0 3.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A biography of Robert Frost including his decendence. education, and information about his family. This essay covers Frost's life from childhood to death.

in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. Robert Frost was named, by his father, after the South's distinguished general, Robert E. Lee.Frost descended from a puritanic line from Maine and New Hampshire farmers, R ...

(3 pages) 154 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Michaels Shaara's book "The Killer Angels" Describes in detail the battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.

War. The battle left 51,000 men dead, wounded, or missing. The characters first introduced include General Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate army; General James Longstreet, Lee's second-in- ... ral James Longstreet, Lee's second-in-command; Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, and Major General George Meade, commanding general of the Union Army.On June 30, 1863 a spy comes to General L ...

(4 pages) 88 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

A biography of Robert Frost.

Robert FrostRobert Lee Frost was born on March 26, 1874. He was namedafter the Civil War general Robert E. Lee. He started kindergarten in 1879, but heonly went for one day and from then on ...

(3 pages) 84 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Robert Frost

as a poet who was born on March 26 in San Francisco, California. He was named after the Confederate general Robert E. Lee. He dropped out of school and was educated at home. He then re-attended high s ... a plague or epidemic or sadness could strike and cause the individual breakdown of everyone. Ice is generally a cold substance and disease is often compared to being a cold dark thing, it certainly is ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Gettysburg

e North such as Philadelphia, Baltimore and even Washington itself, were underthreat of attack from General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia which had crossed thePotomac River and ... er and marched into Pennsylvania.the Union Army of the Potomac under its new and untried commander, General George G. Meade, marched tointercept Lee.On Tuesday morning, June 30, an infantry brigade of ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What really happened at the Battle of Antietam? Why is the Battle of Antietam called 'The Bloodiest Day' of the Civil War?

It all started Wednesday, September 3, 1862, four days after General Robert E. Lee's Confederate victory at the second Battle of Bull Run. Lee dispatched a lette ... than 25 miles from Washington. Lee was tempted to strike directly at Washington, but even a daring general knew such an attack would be foredoomed. Lee considered two other courses of action, withdra ... wing opposition of war in the North. (Bailey, 12-14).On the morning of Wednesday September 3, 1862, General Lee broke camp and directed his columns toward the shallow fords of the Potomac River, just ...

(10 pages) 78 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Civil War Generals.

During the civil war there were two major Generals from both sides. For the Union there was a man named General Ulysses S. Grant, and for the ... . For the Union there was a man named General Ulysses S. Grant, and for the Confederate side it was General Robert E. Lee. Even though they were both from the United States they has extremely differen ... tremely different ideas and tactics on how they thought they were going to win the war. On one hand General Grant thought that the best way to victory was the wear out General Lee and his troops, and ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Antitam (The Bloodiest Day)

Sharpsburg Maryland, was a one-day battle between 41,000 Confederate soldiers under the command of General Robert E. Lee and 87,000 Union soldiers commanded by General George B. McClellan. The stage ... history. In such an important battle men stick out for their heroic actions--one man inparticular, General Robert E. Lee. Robert E. Lee had a tremendous effect on the battle of Antietam.General Rober ...

(15 pages) 1550 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Killer Angels By Michael Sharra

nvading the North on July of 1863. The Battle of Gettysburg is depicted through the perspectives of General Robert E. Lee who made a daring move with seventy thousand men in an effort to draw out the ... venty thousand men in an effort to draw out the Union Army of the Potomac and has hurt it severely, General Longstreet, man who is loyal to Lee but stubbornly argues against Lee's plan, Major General ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Life Of Robert Frost

d of Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Jr., he was named Robert Lee after the famous Confederate general, Robert E Lee ("Selected Chronology").When Frost was young, his father had problems with dri ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Battle of gettysburg 2

slavery. The Battle of Gettysburg was a very important battle during the Civil War. The Confederate General, Robert E. Lee had proven to be invincible after his victories at Chancellorsville and Fredr ... e largest and most significant battle in the world.After a Confederate victory at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee divided his army into three different corps. Corp I was under the command of G ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Stonewall Jackson

Stonewall Jackson, born January 21, 1824 was one of the most famous confederate generals and one of the best officers to serve for General Robert E. Lee. But Jackson wasn't just bo ... mistook him for the enemy and shot him. His left arm had to be amputated because of bullet wounds. General Lee commented and said " He has lost his left arm; but I have lost my right arm." Eight days ...

(2 pages) 750 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

KKK

quickly grew. A leader was soon needed to control the large group. Their first choice was Southern General Robert E. Lee; he became very ill and could not continue the position. Their next choice was ... n Bedford Forrest. (www.KuKluxKlan.org/history2.html) Forrest, although he was not as well known as General Lee, was seen as a good leader. He was born in Mississippi and owned a plantation. He fought ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Antietam

, Union and Confederate soldiers woke and met each other about four miles from Sharpsburg Maryland. General Robert E. Lee positioned his army in a semicircle along the Potomac River. The Union army un ... Irish Brigade took control of the road, and even though the Confederates were weak and retreating, General McClellan did not take advantage and push forward towards Sharpsburg. After almost five hour ...

(3 pages) 475 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Robert E. Lee

It starts when General Robert E. Lee takes command and after the second battle of Bull Run. Lee has won seven days. ... 's best chance to invade the north. This campaign was of great significance to the south because if General Lee could beat McClellan in the north then either Great Britain or France would enter the wa ... Britain or France would enter the war on the side of the confederacy. In the start of his campaign General Lee moved across the Potomac river and then split his army into four or five sections. He se ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Civil War 'Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire'

war, but the battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863) was the turning point for the North. Confederate General Robert E. Lee got the best of a succession of Union generals in battle before he met defeat ... he Union center on Cemetery Ridge. The climax of the Battle of Gettysburg came on July 3 when Major General George E. Pickett, in a desperate attempt to recapture the partial success of the preceding ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers