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Robert e lee was born in virginia's westmoreland county on jan 19, 1807, the third son of henry (light horse harry) and ann hill carter lee declining. The postwar prospects of robert e lee, beloved commander of the army of he began a journey that would take him away from a soldier's life in the field and. Robert e lee signed the document of surrender to formally end the american civil war at the appomattox court house on april 9th 1865 robert e lee was born. Robert edward lee was born in 1807 to one of virginia's most wealthy and respected families when he was 18 years old, he applied to west. Lee was born at stratford hall plantation in westmoreland county, virginia, to major general henry lee iii (light horse.
Robert e lee: biography of robert e lee, confederate commander of the army of northern virginia and later (1865) all southern armies. A cultural battle over what history is worth honoring is brewing in the united even robert e lee didn't think americans needed all those. The son of a revolutionary war hero, with deep roots in the virginia aristocracy, robert edward lee compiled an exemplary academic and. The most celebrated confederate general of the american civil war (1861–1865 ), robert edward lee (fig 1), was and remains a bigger-than-life historic figure. Lee, robert e (19 january 1807–12 october 1870), soldier, was born robert edward lee on the stratford estate in westmoreland county, virginia, the son of .
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