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 he commanded the army of northern virginia in the american civil war from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.
Fitzhugh lee was a confederate cavalry general in the american civil war and a united states army general in the spanish-american war he also served as a diplomat for the united states and as the 40th governor of virginia.
Robert edward lee (biography taken from the confederate military history, volume i) robert edward lee, general-in-chief of the confederate states army, is placed by general fame as well as by the cordial suffrage of the south, first among all southern military chieftains.
Robert edward lee: biography & robert edward lee was born of two distinguished virginia families he was a devoted son, an outstanding westpoint cadet, and an united states army officer for thirty two years.
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.
Biography of robert e lee: the life and times of a military genius. Confederate general who led southern forces against the union army in the american civil war, robert edward lee was born january 19, 1807, at his family home of stratford hall in northeastern virginia. General robert e lee history biography, robert e lee civil war confederate army, robert e lee wife family picture photo photograph life northern virginia commander battle of gettysburg military edward. 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.
Robert e lee, in full robert edward lee, (born january 19, 1807, stratford, westmoreland county, virginia, us—died october 12, 1870, lexington, virginia), confederate general, commander of the army of northern virginia, the most successful of the southern armies during the american civil war (1861–65. Robert edward lee: biography & war finally on april 9, 1865 general robert e lee surrendered to general ulysses s grant at the appomattox courthouse he died there on october 12, 1870 lee is arguably the greatest general in american warfare history he has been called a hero by many americans he was a great soldier and commander on.