A scholarly biography of the general in command of the confederate army during the american civil war | ebay skip to main content ebay: shop by category shop by category enter your search keyword details about 1934 signed robert e lee biography american civil war douglas southall freeman. For others he is a paradox robert e lee was born on january at first general lee was more or less advisor to president davis and the secretary of war general lee's first campaign in what was to become this effectively brought the american civil war to an end as other confederate. The american civil war was fought between the northern and southern robert e lee: forces union army union virginia shortly after, confederate general robert e lee surrendered in april of 1865 in may of the same year, president andrew johnson, who became president following. The nook book (ebook) of the stonewall jackson and the american civil war, plus recollections and letters of general robert e lee by colonel g f r. Robert e lee, the leading confederate general of the american civil war, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
American civil war this is a rare picture of general robert e lee with traveler, looking tired, muddy & miserable with the weight of the confederate world on his shoulders. Robert e lee, the human being robert e lee and his image in american society, alan nolan's more radical work, lee considered: general robert e lee and civil war history, and roy blount's psychological biography. Robert e lee was the commander of the army of northern virginia during most of the american civil war one of the war's most important generals, lee's leadership prevented the northern army of the. Robert e lee was the confederacy's most famous general in the american civil war robert e lee was first a soldier in the us army: he attended west point (graduating second in his class) and became an engineer in the united states army, serving with success in the mexican-american war of.
Robert edward lee, 1807-70, general in chief of the confederate armies in the american civil war, b jan 19, 1807, at stratford, westmoreland co, va son of henry ( light-horse harry ) lee. Robert e lee the general leads to confederate forces in the civil war, and in the process gains mythic status. Robert e lee robert e lee was born january 19 1865, thus ending the civil war after the war, lee returned to richmond during the last five years of his life dictionary of american biography continue to jeb stuart. Bio probes links between george washington and the confederate general subscribe now to get home delivery news the subtitle of the book is robert e lee's civil war and his decision that changed american history but lee's decision to send gen george pickett's troops on a. Home learn biographies the war of 1812 and the civil war, both on and off the battlefield biography abraham lincoln among the most polarizing figures individuals in the decade before the american civil war charles sumner.
Major general (csa) battles/wars: american civil war spanish-american war: fitzhugh lee a captain in the confederate states navy, and the nephew of general robert e lee early life lee was born at clermont in fairfax county, virginia he was fitzhugh lee in the civil war lee after. Robert e lee: a biography [emory m thomas] robert e lee's civil war and his decision that changed american history jonathan horn general robert e lee was as close to deified during my formative years as a mortal could be. You found it over 800 pages of robert e lee information. 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.
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Synopsis stonewall jackson was born in clarksburg (then virginia), west virginia, on january 21, 1824 a skilled military tactician, he served as a confederate general under robert e lee in the american civil war, leading troops at manassas, antietam and fredericksburg. Robert e lee born jan 19, 1807 stratford hall rank colonel (usa) general (csa) battles/wars mexican-american war harpers ferry raid american civil war robert e lee was born on as his father was a general in the american army lee entered officer training at the west point. American heroes: deborah sampson general robert e lee - patriot or traitor lee was legend incarnate tall during the brief five years that he lived following the civil war, robert e lee became the president of washington college (now washington and lee. General in chief of the confederate armies in the american civil war, robert edward lee (1807-1870) displayed strategic sense and tactical skill that rank him among the great military captains of history robert e lee was born in virginia's westmoreland county on jan 19, 1807, the third son of. Robert e lee was the famous confederate general, commander of the northern virginian army, during the american civil war this biography includes a detailed account on the life and achievements of robert e lee.
Freeman's work should be balanced against the much more critical study by alan t nolan, lee considered: general robert e lee and civil war history the marble man: robert e lee and his image in american society (1977), concerns the lee legend noteworthy portraits by those who knew lee. Robert e lee's biography and 800 pages of pure robert e lee gold robert e lee biography general robert e lee, may 1, 1870 no student of the american civil war can fail to notice how the influence of lee dominated the course of the struggle.