All About Robert E. Lee
By: Alayna Holder
Early Years and Education
1825- Leaves home to attend military Academy West Point.
1829-Graduates second class from West Point.
1831-Marries Mary Custis at Arlington House.
1852-Accepts job as superintendent of West Point.
1855-Moves to Texas to serve lieutenant colonel in the second Calvary.
1859-Involved in stopping John Brown's raid at Harpers Ferry.
1861-Offered command of union army but declines.
1862-Takes charge of the Confederate army of Northern Virginia.
1863-President Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation.
1864- Ulysses S Grant takes charge of the Union army.
1865-Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S Grant.
1870-Dies on October 12.
Tittle: Who Was Robert E. Lee
By: Bonnie Bader
Illustrated By: John O'Brien
Robert E. Lee, History.com, Nov. 20, http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/robert-e-lee
Robert E. Lee, Biography.com, Nov. 15, http://www.biography.com/people/robert-e-lee-9377163