Robert edward lee (january 19, 1807 – october 12, 1870) was an american general known for commanding the confederate army of northern virginia in the american civil war from 1862 until his surrender in 1865. Robert e lee: facts, biography, early life, importance, leadership, quotes (2003. Early life douglas southall freeman freeman was approached by new york publisher charles scribner's sons and invited to write a biography of robert e lee. Find great deals on ebay for robert e lee biography and stonewall jackson shop with confidence. The beginnings of arlington national cemetery virginia where he spent the last five years of his life as after robert e lee and his wife died in the early.
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The early life, campaigns, and public services of robert e lee with a record of the campaigns and heroic deeds of his companions in arms biography history. Robert e lee had a lot of accomplishments, but he major ones are-graduated west point on march 1824-general in the confederate army during the civil war from 1861-1865.
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