Robert E. Lee Quotes (52 quotes)
The story of Robert E. Lee: as told in his own words and those of his contemporaries (1964 edition)
“Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.”
―Robert E. Lee
Recollections and Letters (2004 edition), Barnes & Noble Publishing - ISBN: 9780760759196
To General James Longstreet at Battle of Fredericksburg, 1862. As quoted in: A Life of Gen. Robert E. Lee (1871) by John E. Cooke
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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.
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