Robert E Lee

Robert E Lee

Robert E Lee, son of Henry Lee III, and Anna hill Lee, was born on january 19,1807. Lee married Mary Custis, together they had seven kids, three sons(Custis,Rooney and Rob) four daughters(Mary,Annie,Agnes,andMildred). Lee not only was apart of the civil war,but also the mexican american war.President Lincoln asked Lee if he would take coummand the union forces agenst Virginia. Even though Lee was agenst secession and slavery, he didn't accept ,he said( I will not take arms agenst my fellow southerners). Lee didnt fight for the south until Virginia was invaded, he tuke coumand of the northern virginin post. Deffeted george mcclinlin with his stratiges in richmond, chanslers vill Lee was out numderd he suprised the enime with stratiges. Geedesbug was a test of time Lee could only suprise the enime for so long. Lee surenderd at appamadis court house in April 9, 1865, he instruces his men to go home ,not to fight .  After the war Lee became president of Wasintion university, which today is Wasintion and Lee university. Lee died on october 12,1870.

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Jefferson Davis Joseph E. JohnstonStonewall JacksonJames LongstreetJ.E.B StuartAbraham Lincoln