As a general's aide, he was privy to headquarters planning, gossip, and politics. No one escaped his discerning eye-neither "the flaxen Custer" nor Abraham Lincoln, who struck him as "a highly intellectual and benevolent Satyr." After capably serving General Meade ("Old Peppery"), Lyman accompanied him to Appomattox Court House and there observed the dignified, defeated General Lee.
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Number of pages: 371
Weight: 440 g
Dimensions: 203 x 133 x 24 mm
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