Robert E. Lee
Robert E. Lee was the Confederacy's most famous general in the American Civil War. Robert E. Lee was first a soldier in the U.S. Army: He attended West Point (graduating second in his class) and became an engineer in the United States Army, serving w...
Name at Birth:
Robert Edward Lee
January 19, 1807 (age
October 12, 1870
Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American
general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the
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4 days ago ... Synopsis. Born on January 19, 1807 in Stratford, Virginia, Robert E. Lee came to
military prominence during the U.S. Civil War, commanding ...
No man proved a more worthy opponent to Ulysses S. Grant than Confederate
General Robert E. Lee. Lee was born the fourth child of Colonel Henry Lee and ...
Robert Edward Lee is the fourth child born to Colonel Harry and Ann Lee,
prominent members of the Virginia aristocracy. His mother, Ann Hill Carter,
Robert E. Lee For some the man Robert E. Lee is an almost god like figure. For
others he is a paradox. Robert E. Lee was born on January 19, 1807 at Stratford,
The idol of the South to this day, Virginian Robert E. Lee had some difficulty in
adjusting to the new form of warfare that unfolded with the Civil war, but this did ...
In 1829, Robert E. Lee graduated second in the class without a single demerit
against his name. He was commissioned a brevet 2nd Lieutenant of Engineers.