In this module, you read about several key military leaders from the Union and Confederacy who shaped the trajectory of the Civil War. In this discussion you will examine and seek to better understand the leadership abilities of two such Confederate figures in the eastern theater of the war: Joseph E. Johnston and Robert E. Lee.
Using the readings as evidence, consider the following in a post of at least 250 words:
- What were the main reasons the Union was failing in battle in the eastern theater of the war?
- How did Lee’s generalship differ from Johnston’s?
A minimum of 1 reference is required.