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Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Joseph T. Glatthaar

Abstract

This quantitative study provides a comprehensive narrative and statistical analysis of many key aspects of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Serving as a companion to the author's General Lee's Army: From Victory to Collapse, it presents his supporting data and major conclusions in extensive detail. While gathering research materials for General Lee's Army, the author compiled quantitative data on the background and service of 600 randomly selected soldiers—150 artillerists, 150 cavalrymen, and 300 infantrymen—affording him insight into the prewar and wartime experience of Lee ... More

Keywords: Northern Virginia, soldiers, artillerists, cavalrymen, infantrymen, Civil War, army, slaveholding households, General Lee

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780807834923
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014 DOI:10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joseph T. Glatthaar, author