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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. Robert e lee robert e lee was born january 19, 1807 at stratford in westmoreland county continuing in the military tradition of his father, lee entered west point in 1825 and graduated second in his class in 1829. Robert e lee's letter to jefferson davis explaining the surrender, the fatigue of the army and of the confederacy and the need to end the war peacefully. Find great deals on ebay for robert e lee biography and stonewall jackson shop with confidence.
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