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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 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)

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Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865. A son of Revolutionary War officer Henry " Light ...

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Lee Chapel is a National Historic Landmark in Lexington, Virginia, on the campus of Washington and Lee University. It was constructed during 1867–68 at the request of Robert E. Lee, who was President of the University at the time, and after whom the building is named. The Victorian brick architectural design was ...

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Robert E. Lee never returned to his Arlington estate. No one knows if it was because his front lawn became a graveyard or because he had just had enough with the Washington area, but Lee moved to Lexington, Virginia and died five years later. He is buried at Lee Chapel in Lexington, and not in Arlington Cemetery where ...

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Mar 17, 2011 ... The trustees also decided that "Lee" should be linked with "Washington" in the name of the college and that the anniversary of the General's birth should ... Mrs. Lee having expressed her wish that the body be buried at Lexington9 — any other arrangement being rendered impossible, in fact, by the flood ...

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Aug 23, 2017 ... Some of Lee's own descendants, including Robert E. Lee V, have called for moving the memorials in the name of reconciliation, a virtue they say was their ancestor's greatest final wish for the country. The recumbent Statue of Robert E. Lee at his burial site on the campus of Washington & Lee University.

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Jan 24, 2017 ... The Republican press hailed the choice of Arlington. On June 17, the National Republican reported: The 'powers that be' have been induced to appropriate two hundred acres, immediately around the house of General Lee, on Arlington Heights, for the burial of soldiers dying in the army hospitals of this city ...

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Aug 24, 2015 ... Built for the students of Washington College to use for daily worship, since 1870 it has contained the remains of R. E. Lee.

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Gravesite of General Robert E. Lee. Lee is entombed here inside the Lee Chapel and Museum. The Chapel was built in 1867 under Lee's supervision. The Chapel is located in the middle of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia. Lee and members of his family are buried beneath the Chapel on the Museum ...

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Forty five years ago today General Robert E. Lee was buried in the basement of the Lee Memorial Chapel, situated on the college campus. Imposing, yet simple, ceremony marked the occasion. General Lee died on Wednesday morning, October 12, 1870, at 9:30 o'clock, in the President's house at Washington College , ...