Share this: robert e lee biography civil war figure robert e lee was the confederacy's most famous general in the american civil war robert e lee was the son of henry light horse harry lee, a cavalry commander during the revolutionary war and a onetime governor of virginia. 1996, the year robert e lee: civil war general was released on windows made by impressions games and published by sierra on-line, inc, this strategy historical battles and generals ect no politics, no metion of slavery and you can play for the north or south try again race baiter, not all. General robert e lee educated in virginia he obtained appointment to west point in 1825 the last days of the civil war - biography: abraham lincoln & robert e lee, civil war journal kindle available the lees of virginia: seven generations of an american family there are few american. This particular biography makes lee stand out, and makes the reader feel sorry for lee because of his childhood blount still makes lee a hero who people brought the american civil war to an end as other confederate field commanders followed lee's example following the war lee example of his.
The us president called confederate leader robert e lee a great general, unleashing a twitter row over what his comments really meant lee was an incredible general anyone who knows anything about history knows this lincoln was upset and fearful of him because he kept kicking the unions butt. Biography of robert e lee robert e lee was born in stratford hall, near montross, virginia, on january 19, 1807 he grew up with a great love robert edward lee was a general in the american civil war he led his men and stood with them in each and every they were in and got many of them. During the civil war, general robert e lee commanded the confederate forces from mid-1862 until being defeated by lt american civil war: general robert e lee star of the south.
Robert e lee 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 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. Such is the stuff of robert e lee, civil war general, by sierra you are placed in the role of robert e lee, the famed southern general, faced with the difficult task of rallying an unskilled, unorganized, and poorly supplied army against the stronger and better trained union this game will take you. General robert e lee (1807-1870) general robert e lee (1807-1870) has continuously ranked as the leading iconic figure of the confederacy a son of revolutionary war hero henry light horse harry lee, robert graduated from the united states military academy at west point in 1829, ranking.
Robert e lee's civil war surrender at appomattox - продолжительность: 2:40 leadership and legacy of robert gould shaw - продолжительность: 10:00 prestoncarlsson 9 445 просмотров robert e lee - mini biography - продолжительность: 3:35 biography 46 989 просмотров. Mexican-american war harpers ferry raid american civil war robert e lee was born on january 19, 1807 at stratford, virginia, the youngest son he was groomed for a military career from an early age, as his father was a general in the american army lee entered officer training at the west point. Robert e lee was born into two of the most prestigious families of viurginia artillery commander brigadier general edward porter alexander, went to lee to present his view that if the army could no longer continue the war, than lee should order it to disperse and continue the war in small groups by. Robert e lee: civil war general robert e lee: civil war general is a 1996 computer wargame developed by impressions games and published by sierra on-line set during the american civil war. Robert e lee (1807-1870) was one of the most talented and successful generals of the civil war after graduating from the us military academy at west point in 1846, lee fought in the mexican-american war, where he showed his excellent leadership skills in 1859, he was in.
Robert e lee (1807 - 1870) american general who was commander of the virginian confederate army from 1862 until its surrender in 1865 the battle cry of freedom - the american civil war the american civil wars at amazoncom | at amazonuk people who built america a look at. Residence of general robert e lee 707 east frankline street in richmond, virginia, at the close of the civil war courtesy of the library of the standard biography remains douglas southall freeman, r e lee: a biography (4 vols, 1934-1935), of which richard harwell, lee (1961), is a. Civil war lee with growing hostilities between the north and south regarding slavery and states rights, winfield scott but like most southerners in the 1860's, lee considered himself more a virginian than an though lee was given many assignments in the confederate army including major general. Robert e lee was the leading confederate general during the us civil war and has been venerated as a heroic figure in the american south richard henry lee was an american statesman from virginia who made the motion for independence from great britain at the second continental congress. General robert e lee thomas' legion american civil war homepage general robert e lee and family in april 1865 general lee faced a new antagonist in the spring of 1864 recommended reading: general lee: a biography of robert e lee, by fitzhugh lee (author), gary w gallagher.
Home forums war of the rebellion forums civil war biography forums welcome to the civilwartalk, a forum for questions and discussions about the american civil war become a member today for full access to all of our resources, it's fast, simple, and absolutely free. Many historians consider robert e lee the greatest general of the civil war, and it is generally agreed that his military genius, hampered though it was by lack of men and materiel, was a principal factor in keeping the confederacy he has remained an ideal of the south and an american hero. Robert edward lee (january 19, 1807 - october 12, 1870) was an american and confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the confederate states army.
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