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Robert edward lee (january 19, 1807october 12, 1870) was an american career military officer who is best known for having commanded the confederate army of northern virginia in the american civil war. The recollections and letters of general robert e lee (civil war library) by robert edward lee (1998) flag like see review apr 13, 2015 jim copley rated it really liked it review of another edition. The leadership styles of general robert e lee and general grant during the civil war ulysses s grant was not as well known at the start of the civil war as robert e lee but proved to be just as valuable during the war. General robert e lee was a career soldier he graduated second in his class from the united states military academy (west point) in 1829 he served in the united states army until he resigned in .
Robert edward lee general in chief of the confederate armies in the american civil war, b jan 19, 1807, at stratford, westmoreland co, va son of henry (“light-horse harry”) lee pre–civil war career. A biography of civil war general robert e lee lee, robert e early life and career robert edward lee was born on jan 19, 1807, at his family's home, stratford, in westmoreland county, va. American civil war robert edward rob lee jr (october 27, 1843 – october 19, 1914) was the youngest of three sons of confederate general robert e lee and mary anna randolph custis , and the sixth of their seven children.