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Robert E. Lee Portrait

Many have emailed and asked for help/advice on the perfect gift for a Civil War Buff.  You simply can not miss if you give your Civil War friend the Ken Burns PBS Civil war series on DVD or VHS.  I assure you that any serious student of the Civil War would cherish this gift.  To make it simple, just use the buttons below to purchase from Amazon, in your choice of DVD or VHS.  Your purchase through this site helps us to continue to expand all the free material we offer on this site.

In addition to Ken Burns video, we also suggest you consider purchasing an original 1860's civil war illustration on a topic of interest to your Civil War friend. These original dramatic illustrations are amazingly affordable, and you can find one on any Civil War topic of interest.  Imagine giving a 140 year old original Civil War battle map, and at a price you can afford! Look HERE for our Civil War online Art collection.

Ken Burn's Civil War  PBS Video Series

For those of you who could not get enough of the Ken Burn's Civil War epic which appeared on PBS, here is your chance to own the entire series, to enjoy as you please, or use as reference material.  If you missed this series, I assure you it is the BEST video material ever created on the Civil War.  This is a "must have" for any serious student of the Civil War.  it would make the ultimate gift for any Civil War buff.


Complete Ken Burn's Civil War Series as seen on PBS, in DVD format


Civil War Volume (1-3 Box Set)
by Shelby Foote

Shelby Foote was the gentleman in Ken Burn's Civil War series that so effectively told the story of the Civil War.  Shelby is a noted historian, and wrote the quintessential book on the conflict.  If you have only one resource on the Civil War, this should be it.  Shelby spent 20 years writing this material, and when you read it, you feel like you are hearing from an eye witness to the conflict.  The books are filled with material you will not find anywhere else.  If you did not get enough of of Shelby on Ken Burn's Civil War video series on PBS, then please treat yourself to Shelby Foote's masterpiece.


Robert E. Lee on Leadership : Executive Lessons in Character, Courage, and Vision
by H. W. Crocker III

General Lee eluded the Union army for three years and cunningly thwarted his foe by applying successful leadership and military acumen, winning many battles but losing the war. However, his reputation and legacy remain intact, suggesting leadership principles that could successfully be applied today.


The Genius of Robert E. Lee
by Al Kaltman

An American icon, Robert E. Lee ranks among the world's truly great leaders. Al Kaltman, author of the highly acclaimed Cigars, Whiskey, and Winning (Prentice Hall Press) which illuminates the leadership legacy of Ulysses S. Grant, now turns his attention to reflect on the remarkable life of the Civil War general and his practical lessons for today's leaders--corporate, civic, and military.

A collection of 260 concise strategies for organizational genius, based on the leadership skills of Confederate general, Robert E. Lee. Shows how to communicate goals, react to changing priorities, sustain peak performance against unbeatable challenges, and how to turn failure into an opportunity.

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