'Light Horse Harry' Lee In the War for Independence.

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Jim Piecuch & John Beakes

Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America

845A Lowcountry Blvd.

Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464


9781877853739, $26.95, www.amazon.com

Henry Lee III (January 29, 1756 - March 25, 1818), also known as Light-Horse Harry Lee, was an early American patriot who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. During the American Revolution, Lee served as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army and earned the nickname "Light-Horse Harry". It should also be noted that Lee was also the father of the famed Civil War Confederate general Robert E. Lee. Knowledgeably co-authored by Jim Piecuch (Associate Professor of History, Kennesaw State University, Georgia) and military historian John Beakes, "'Light Horse Harry' Lee In the War for Independence" is an informed and informative, 268 page biography that provides a detailed and documented...

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