The Maxims of Robert E. Lee for Young Gentlemen

The Maxims of Robert E. Lee for Young Gentlemen

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Overview

Advice, admonitions, and anecdotes on Christian duty and wisdom from the life of General Lee. All his life, Robert E. Lee relied upon his faith for strength and guidance not only in troubled times, but also as the foundation upon which he based all of his dealings with others. In this age where self-interest often rules, these short statements, often jotted by General Lee at odd moments, provide young readers with some of the qualities that Lee practiced himself: humility, erudition, faith, duty, wisdom, and respect for all of God's creations. Each section is preceded by a brief anecdote from his life, and each of the quotes is described with the time and circumstance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781589803107
Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/31/2005
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Richard G. Williams, Jr., is a seventh-generation Virginian who lives with his family in Stuart's Draft in the Shenandoah Valley. In addition to his writing career, he also served in the government of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Williams has been awarded several honors, most notably the Distinguished Service Award by the Virginia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans; the Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the Robert E. Lee Appreciation Award by the Kappa Alpha Order.

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