Of all the heroes produced by the civil war, robert e lee is the most revered and perhaps the most misunderstood lee is widely portrayed as an ardent.
Find out more about the history of robert e lee, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more get all the facts on historycom. Title: robert e lee and the army of northern virginia douglas southall freeman, the south to posterity: an introduction to the writing of confederate history. Robert e lee occupies a special place in the american pantheon however, lee's place in history rests on his performance as a military leader that is the. Anne kelly knowles uses geography and technology to trace history light on hoary historical debates—what was robert e lee thinking at gettysburg my own introduction to knowles' work occurred in august, when smithsonian asked .
General lee: a biography of robert e lee [fitzhugh lee, gary w gallagher] on amazoncom a soldier, a politician, and an author, general fitzhugh lee ( 1835–1905) had earlier fitzhugh lee (author), gary w gallagher (introduction . Actually, robert e lee was against erecting confederate as he saw it, bridging a divided country justified abridging history in places lee's. Robert e lee essays robert e lee, who was considered to be the greatest soldier many of lee's ancestors played important roles in america's history.
General robert e lee is known as a hero of the south to some and a flawed military strategist to others learn more at biographycom. Lee, robert e (19 january 1807–12 october 1870), soldier, was born the promise of affluence implied by his birth at his father's ancestral estate was not with an introduction and notes, by douglas southall freeman, new edition, with.
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Unpublished letters of general robert e lee, csa to jefferson davis and the war department of edited with an introduction by douglas southall freeman journal of american history, volume 3, issue 4, 1 march 1917, pages 540–542,. Kids learn about the biography of robert e lee, general for the confederacy during the civil war. Introduction[[nid:634]]by the end of the civil war, most americans considered either robert e lee or ulysses s grant to be a hero.