Nearly everything you learned in school about the Civil War is wrong. Even up North, the story had a Southern bias. It turns out that Grant was a better general than Lee.
‘Confederates in the Attic’ by Tony Horwitz
With good humor, the late Tony Horwitz, who described himself as a Jewish Civil War buff, explores why contemporary southerners care so much about a war from the middle of the 19th century.
‘The Man Who Would Not Be Washington’ by Jonathan Horn
Lee had the chance to become the new Washington for his country. Instead, he choose to fight on the other side. For history, that decision overrides any of Lee’s other accomplishments.