Robert E. Lee Quotes (52 quotes)




Robert E. Lee
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Advice to a woman who expressed her hatred of the North, as quoted in The Life and Campaigns of General Lee (1875) by Edward Lee Childe, p. 331
Robert E. Lee
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The story of Robert E. Lee: as told in his own words and those of his contemporaries (1964 edition)
Robert E. Lee
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Lee to a mother who asked him to bless her son, as quoted in R. E. Lee : A Biography, Vol. 4 (1935) by Douglas Southall Freeman, p. 505
Robert E. Lee
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Remark to his son, G. W. Custis Lee (March 1865), as quoted in South Atlantic Quarterly [Durham, North Carolina] (July 1927)


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Born: January 19, 1807

Died: October 12, 1870 (aged 63)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Soldier

Bio: Robert Edward Lee 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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