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    Robert E. Lee was born 19 of January 1807. When his father died in 1811 Robert cared mostly for his mother. He was the 2nd graduate from his U.S. Military Academy class. He had his own squad of lieutenant engineers. Robert Lee married Mary Ann Randolph Custis on June, 30, 1831. After he was transferred to FT. Hamilton in N.Y., he stayed there until 1846. During the Mexican war in August 1846 Robert Lee joined Gen. John E. Wool and his army. His attention was caught by his superiors in the battle

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    Robert E Lee Biography

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    Robert E. Lee This is the story of Confederate General Robert E. Lee! He was an amazing and remarkable man, general and youngster. Now, read on to learn more about him. Early Life He was born on January 19, 1809 in Stratford Hall,VA. One of his hobbies are painting, but most of his hobbies have to do with the military. Robert’s Dad was a Confederate general and Robert's mother was very rich. Robert’s family owned slaves. Many people think Robert liked slavery, but many people think Robert disliked

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    Robert E Lee Importance

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    Robert E. Lee was necessary towards the Confederates cause. Without the many wins Robert E. Lee helped get the Confederates. They wouldn’t have lasted nearly as long as they did, against the Union Army. Robert E. Lee was destined for greatness after growing up in greatly recognized military family, Robert E. Lee’s father being the well known, Light Horse Harry. Due to his service in the American Revolution as a cavalry officer, in the Continental army. Commander of George Washington’s cavalry. And

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    The Life of Robert E Lee

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    understand. This is not the case with Robert E. Lee. He was smart, loyal and above all, complicated. We like to make him out as some old general guy who fought for the South in the Civil War. Eventually lost at Gettysburg and because it was the turning point of the Civil War; he became famous for losing. He is a lot more than just that. He was an actual person who, from his birth up to his death, dealt with real life situations. On January 19, 1807, Robert E. Lee was born in Stratford, Virginia

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    Many People know Robert E. Lee as the leader of the Confederate Army during the Civil War, but there is more to him then that. Robert Edward Lee, was born in Virginia, January 19, 1807 (Robert E. Lee,1).Lee was born the fourth child of Colonel Henry Lee and Ann Hill Carter. Lee's father, also known as "Light-Horse Harry," had been a cavalry leader during the Revolutionary War. Henry Lee had also served as governor of Virginia. (General Robert E. Lee,1) His father was a revolutionary war hero.Throughout

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    Robert E Lee Symbols

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    Due to the growing race related tensions in the United States, many have called for the removal of the statue of all representations of the confederacy. For example, the Statue of Confederate General, Robert E. Lee is one of the few statues that were taken down in recent months. General Robert E. Lee was remembered as a pivotal player during the Civil War, leading the confederate army. Though the Civil War ended with the end of slavery, it was not a war the United States was proud of. Many of the

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    Robert E Lee Legacy

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    behind it was due to the branches of our family tree originating from the trunk of none other than Robert Edward Lee. This saying is a part of his legacy that lives on today that helps people like myself and others to strive for a better tomorrow for all that he willed for. Robert E. Lee is one of the larger-than‑life figures in American history, and a key figure at a defining period of that history. Lee commanded the Army of Northern Virginia during most of the Civil War and his brilliant battlefield

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    Robert E. Lee Essay

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    Robert E. Lee Throughout history, there have been people whose names and faces have become synonymous with the time periods in which they lived. For example, Julius Caesar is synonymous with the late Roman Republic and George Washington is synonymous with the American Revolution. Just like these two men, the name Robert E. Lee has become synonymous with the American Civil War. Not only did Lee rise to become the most important and recognizable person in the Southern Confederacy, but his

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    Robert E. Lee Introduction      Few episodes in history are more painful to Americans than the Civil War, fought between the North and the South. This biography, Great American Generals - Robert E. Lee, by Ian Hogg, takes the reader through the life of one of the greatest heroes of that war, Robert E. Lee. It is a thorough, in depth record of the life of Lee and begins with a detailed account of his family history and his birth, through his college years, military experience and his

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    Robert E Lee Thesis

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    On April 9, 1865, Confederate General Robert E. Lee (1807-70) surrendered his approximately 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-85). In the front parlor of Wilmer McLean’s home in Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia, effectively ending the American Civil War (1861-65). Days earlier, Lee had abandoned the Confederate capital of Richmond and city of Petersburg, hoping to escape with the remnants of his Army of Northern Virginia, and meet up with additional Confederate forces in North

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