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Robert E. Lee's Lighter Side: The Marble Man's Sense of Humor

by Forehand, Thomas, Jr., ed.
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
Retail Price: $12.95
Issue: Fall 2006
ISBN: 1589803558

When pressed to supply more modern arms and equipment to a general in Kentucky, Gen. Robert E. Lee quickly obliged, offering to send wooden pikes to his needy brother in arms. Thomas Forehand, Jr. has assembled this and other equally humorous accounts that reveal the Marble Man also possessed a much lighter side.

review of Robert E. Lee's Lighter Side: The Marble Man's Sense of Humor, by Forehand, Thomas, Jr., ed., Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2006).