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Robert E. Lee
Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age

Robert E. Lee Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 19 January 1807


: Stratford Hall, Virginia, US


: Capricorn


: 12 October 1870


: 63 years

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  • He was an American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865
Real name:Robert Edward Lee
Born:19 January 1807 Comment
When did Robert E. Lee die? / Died12 October 1870
How many years did Robert E. Lee live? / Lived63 years
Where was Robert E. Lee born?Stratford Hall, Virginia, US
Where did Robert E. Lee die? / Deathplace Lexington, Virginia, US
Zodiac sign:Capricorn

Who was Robert E. Lee? / Facts   

  • The son of Revolutionary War officer Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Lee was a top graduate of the United States Military Academy and an exceptional officer and military engineer in the United States Army for 32 years
  • During this time, he served throughout the United States, distinguished himself during the Mexican–American War, and served as Superintendent of the United States Military Academy
  • When Virginia declared its secession from the Union in April 1861, Lee chose to follow his home state, despite his personal desire for the country to remain intact and despite an offer of a senior Union command
  • During the first year of the Civil War, Lee served as a senior military adviser to President Jefferson Davis
  • Once he took command of the main field army in 1862 he soon emerged as a shrewd tactician and battlefield commander, winning most of his battles, all against far superior Union armies
  • Lee's strategic foresight was more questionable, and both of his major offensives into Union territory ended in defeat
  • Lee's aggressive tactics, which resulted in high casualties at a time when the Confederacy had a shortage of manpower, have come under criticism in recent years

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  • It is well that war is so terrible – otherwise we would grow too fond of it.

  • In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.

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