"A valuable resource for Civil War historians and a must-read for serious scholars of the Army of Northern Virginia. . . . A superb example of the fruitful potential that quantitative study holds for other Civil War topics."
-North Carolina Historical Review
"Professor Glatthaar's book is a wellspring of solid data concerning the Army of Northern Virginia. It should not be overlooked by anyone interested in improving his understanding of the Civil War."
"This text is full of such fine-grained data on every facet of the soldiering population."
-Journal of Interdisciplinary History
"Nicely detailed and easy to comprehend."
-Register of The Kentucky Historical Society
"The most comprehensive profile of a Civil War army ever assembled. . . . A work that is sure to endure as a standard reference on Civil War soldiers for many years to come."
-Journal of Southern History
"A must-have reference volume."
-Journal of America's Military Past
"The preeminent statistical study of Lee's Army."
-Tennessee Historical Quarterly
"A book that anyone interested in researching or learning more about the Army of Northern Virginia should examine."
-Blue & Gray Magazine
"Scholars, Civil War enthusiasts, and anyone with an interest in the Army of Northern Virginia must read this first-rate piece of research and analysis by Glatthaar. It will be a highly useful companion to his narrative history, General Lee's Army
, and is sure to become one of the most cited reference works on any Civil War army."--Robert K. Krick, author of Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain
and Lee's Colonels
From the Inside Flap
In this sophisticated quantitative study, Glatthaar provides a comprehensive narrative and statistical analysis of many key aspects of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Serving as a companion to Glatthaar's General Lee's Army
, this book presents Glatthaar's supporting data and major conclusions in extensive and extraordinary detail.