Robert E. Lee Quote
“Madam, don't bring up your sons to detest the United States Government. Recollect that we form one country now. Abandon all these local animosities, and make your sons Americans.”
―Robert E. Lee
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
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsRobert E. Lee
Born: January 19, 1807
Died: October 12, 1870 (aged 63)
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.