Long after nearly fifty thousand soldiers shed their blood there, serious misunderstandings persist about Robert E. Lee's generalship at Gettysburg. What were Lee's choices before, during, and after the battle? What did he know that caused him to act as he did? "Last Chance for Victory" addresses these issues by studying Lee's decisions and the military intelligence he possessed when each was made.Packed with new information and original research, "Last Chance for Victory" draws alarming conclusions to complex issues with precision and clarity. Readers will never look at Robert E. Lee and Gettysburg the same way again.
"Last Chance for Victory is the most insightful work on the generalship of Robert E. Lee and on the character and fighting power of the Army of Northern Virginia since Douglas Southall Freeman's Lee's Lieutenants."