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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 with success in the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. As the Civil War broke out in 1861, Lee resigned his commission and joined the forces of the South. In 1862 he was made commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, and over the next thre More »
Name at Birth: Robert Edward Lee
Born: January 19, 1807 (Stratford, Virginia)


Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States ...


Robert E. Lee (1807-70) served as a military officer in the U.S. Army, a West Point commandant and the legendary general of the Confederate Army during the ...


Biography of General Robert E. Lee - including history articles, links, recommended books and more.


Oct 31, 2017 ... General Robert E. Lee is known as a hero of the South to some and a flawed military strategist to others. Learn more at Biography.com.


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,  ...


May 17, 2018 ... Robert E. Lee: Biography of Robert E. Lee, Confederate commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and later (1865) all Southern armies ...


No man proved a more worthy opponent to Ulysses S. Grant than Confederate General Robert E. Lee.


Jun 4, 2017 ... The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually ...


Aug 28, 2017 ... In the Band's popular song “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” an ex- Confederate soldier refers to Robert E. Lee as “the very best.