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Few civil war leaders are as iconic or memorable as confederate robert e lee is one of the most iconic military leaders in american history robert e lee's civil war strategy related. An equestrian statue of lee was installed in robert e lee park, in dallas, until 2017 and in austin, a statue of lee is on display at the main mall of the university of texas at austin.
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The general officers of the confederate states army (csa) were the senior military leaders of the confederacy during the american civil war of 1861–1865 they were often former officers from the united states army (the regular army) prior to the civil war, katcher, philip, the army of robert e lee,.
An analysis of the biography, “great american generals, robert e lee”, by ian hogg robert e lee introduction few episodes in history are more painful to americans than the civil war, fought between the north and the south this biography, great american generals – robert e lee, by ian hogg, takes the reader through the [. Robert e lee is one of the most iconic military leaders in american history as a devoted virginian, lee resigned from the us army to lead his state during the civil war while many confederate strategists believed in a mixed offensive and defensive strategy, lee was overwhelmingly in favor of the offensive. Robert e lee (1807-70) served as a military officer in the us army, a west point commandant and the legendary general of the confederate army during the american civil war (1861-65) in june 1861, lee assumed command of the army of northern virginia, which he would lead for the rest of the war.
Facts & information about robert e lee, a confederate civil war general during the american civil war general robert e lee robert e lee facts born january 19, 1807 died october 12, 1870 beginning rank major general, virginia state troops highest rank achieved general, confederate states of america more about robert e lee robert e.