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Light-Horse Harry

Noel B. Gerson

Light-Horse Harry

a biography of Washington"s great cavalryman, General Henry Lee

by Noel B. Gerson

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N. Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lee, Henry, -- 1756-1818.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [245]-248.

    Statementby Noel B. Gerson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.L5 G4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination257 p.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16479435M

    Genre/Form: Fiction Biographical fiction Historical fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Barnes, James, Son of Light Horse Harry. "Light Horse Harry" Lee From to , he served in the United States House of Representatives of the Congress. He famously eulogized Washington to a crowd of 4, at the first President's funeral on Decem —"first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen.".

    With incredible stories about Light-Horse Harry Lee’s interactions with famous men and women—including George and Martha Washington, Nathanial Greene, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Aaron Burr—this book paints a rich portrait of an underappreciated American character and provides unique new insight into the. Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, US Congressman. The father of Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee, his lightning raids against the British during the American Revolution earned him the nickname Light-Horse Harry. He also wrote the famous Burial: Lee Chapel Museum, Lexington, Lexington .

      In Light Horse Harry Lee, Charles Royster tells the story of a man whose career embodies the visionary promises that inspired the American Revolution, as well as the inability of the revolutionary generation to put all its ideals into practice.. The man is Henry Lee—soldier (nicknamed “Light-Horse Harry Lee”), statesmen, landowner, historian of the young republic, member of one of the Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. WALL STREET JOURNAL book review "Light-Horse Harry blazes across the pages of Ryan Cole's narrative like a meteor—and his final crash is as destructive. Cole tells his story with care, sympathy, and where necessary, sternness. This book is a great, and sometimes harrowing read.".


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The man is Henry Lee—soldier (nicknamed “Light-Horse Harry Lee”), statesmen, landowner, historian of the young republic, member of one of the Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Light-Horse Harry Lee: The Rise and Fall of a Revolutionary Hero and the Father of Robert E. Lee by Ryan Cole.(Washington, DC: Regnery History, ) Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee, lieutenant colonel in the Continental Army, politician, and bankrupt businessman, has been the subject of renewed interest among historians and biographers in recent years.8/   Book Review: “Light Horse Harry” Lee in the War for Independence by Jim Piecuch and John Beakes.

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Henry “Light-Horse Harry” Lee distinguished himself as one of the Revolutions most skilled and able guerrilla fighters. He began his military career as a captain of the 5th Virginia Light Dragoons and quickly earned a renowned reputation for horsemanship, hence the moniker “Light-Horse Harry.” Inhe was promoted to major and took command of a mixed cavalry and infantry.

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The proud Virginian entered the war in uncertain times, and there were understandable doubts about how well he could lead soldiers, but through a combination of skill and luck, he became one of his country’s earliest and foremost military heroes.

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