Book Reviews of The Lee Girls

The Lee Girls
The Lee Girls
Author: Mary P. Coulling
ISBN-13: 9780895871473
ISBN-10: 0895871475
Publication Date: 4/1996
Pages: 242
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: John F. Blair Publisher
Book Type: Paperback
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A chronicle of the somewhat melancholy lives of Robert E. Lee's four daughters, none of whom ever married and one of whom predeceased him. The main reason for reading the book is to gain insight into the life of Confederate gentlewomen. The Lees, unlike Scarlett O'Hara, did not have to scrabble for rotten radishes; financially, they were better off than most Southerners during the war. But I suspect that the loss of their home and the difficulties of transportation and communication were all too typical.

This is not a multiple biography of famous people, because the Lee girls did little to make themselves remembered except on a local level. Rather, it is an interesting glimpse into the world they lived in.
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Great book if you love history!