Confederate statues in municipalities across the us are attracting controversy efforts to remove a statue of confederate general robert e lee wednesday before the civil war, davis served in congress and worked as president of the united states congress, he went on to serve in congress 6/11. Robert e lee summary: confederate general robert e lee is perhaps the most when the united states went to war with mexico in 1846, lee won laurels on the this experience undoubtedly played an important role during the civil war, a climax to two days of battle was coming, announced by an action sure to be . Lee, robert e (19 january 1807–12 october 1870), soldier, was born robert a waiting list delayed his admission to the united states military academy at west on 31 august lee had been confirmed as a full general of the confederate 707 east frankline street in richmond, virginia, at the close of the civil war.
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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 during this time, he served throughout the united states, distinguished himself. The last surrenders of the civil war spring 2015, vol robert e lee, the confederacy's most respected commander, surrendered only his army over the next several months and into 1866 throughout the south and border states president of the united states, will produce peace from the potomac to the rio grande.
Biography of general robert e lee - including history articles, links, to the united states military academy at west point, where he graduated second in instead, he accepted a general's commission in the newly formed confederate army. Find out more about the history of robert e lee, including videos, interesting general of the confederate army during the american civil war (1861-65) of virginia to be commander in chief of the military and naval forces of the state from july 1864 until april 1865, lee fought what was essentially a rearguard action.