Who is Robert E. Lee?

  • (noun): American general who led the Confederate armies in the American Civil War (1807-1870).
    Synonyms: Lee, Robert Edward Lee

Robert E. Lee

Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was a career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.

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Robert E. Lee, Jr. - Marriage and Family
... They had two daughters, Anne Carter Lee (b ... July 21, 1897) and Mary Custis Lee (b ... was the only surviving child of George Washington Parke Custis and Mary Lee Fitzhugh ...

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