Douglas Southall Freman’s Lee’s Lieutenants: A Study in Command – Manassas to Malvern Hill, Inscribed


Appreciation for Training Civilians in Peacetime

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This single volume of Douglas Southall Freeman’s Lee’s Lieutenants: A Study in Command – Manassas to Malvern Hill, is inscribed, to Tom R. Wyles, President of Military Training Camps Association.

In full, printed on the top of a special tipped-in yellow paper:

“To Tom R. Wyles / President, Military Training Camps Association / Chief Civilian Aide to the Secretary of War.”  Given “In Appreciation of a quarter of a century’s service to his country by a few of his many friends.”   This and another tipped-in paper are signatures of those “many friends” including Secretary of War Henry Stimson and Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox.  The Training Camps were created by Warren Harding as a support of military policy by voluntary training of civilians during peacetime.


Freeman, Douglas Southall.  LEE’S LIEUTENANTS:  A STUDY IN COMMAND.  Vol. One Manassas to Malvern Hill.  NY: Scribner’s Sons, 1942.  Full Morocco Presentation Binding; raised bands; gilt titling; teg. 1st.; 733p.