1862...General Robert E. Lee was placed in command of the Army of North Virginia

Robert E. Lee was a military officer in the U. army, a West Point commandant and the general of the Confederate army during the American Civil War. He then became the commander of the Army of North Virginia.

OUR NATIONAL HERO...Robert E. Lee... embodied all the qualities we Southerners admire!!!

He was a very honorable man. He didn't believe in slavery and only lead the Southern army because he could not bear to fight against his fellow Virginians.

General Robert E. Lee on Traveller - love this painting!

Traveller and General Lee. The Confederate commands of Generals John Hunt Morgan and Nathan Bedford Forrest were mounted almost exclusively on American Saddlebreds, and these horses performed legendary feats of endurance during the war.

General Lee He has just arrived in Richmond from Appomattox, where he had signed the surrender terms, and is seated in the basement of his Franklin Street residence between his son, Major-General G. W. C. Lee, and his aide, Colonel Walter Taylor.

Lee has just arrived in Richmond from Appomattox, and is seated in the basement of his Franklin Street residence between his son, Major-General G. Lee, and his aide, Colonel Walter Taylor~

War heroes: General Robert E. Lee  was anti-slavery but a commander-in-chief of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia

Amazing full-color Civil War photos bring the era's characters to life

AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ Probably the most famous photograph of General Robert E. This photograph was taken just days after his surrender at Appomattox by the famous Matthew Brady behind General Lee's home in Richmond, VA.

Lee to Davis regarding the loss at Gettysburg    Mr. President    Your note of the 27 enclosing a slip from the Charleston Mercury relative to the battle of Gettysburg is received.   I much regret its general censure upon the operations of the army, as it is calculated to do us no good either at home or abroad.   But I am prepared for similar criticism & as far as I am concerned the remarks fall harmless.

Robert E. Lee was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War

Take the advice from a proud Southerner...

Even Robert E. Lee Wanted the Confederate Flag Gone

Just for the fact that a heck of a lot of people are, understandably, offended and feel disrespected by this symbol. Feelings should always come before a "thing/symbol/item.

Confederate General Robert E. Lee - civil war.~ Did you know that General Lee was asked by Pres. Lincoln to head the Union forces (early on when the Civil War began). Gen. Lee's response was that he would only get involved in the war if his beloved Virginia became involved...

Confederate Leaders of the Civil War: A Multiple-Choice Quiz and Study Guide for Students and Homeschoolers

When asked the question, "What race of people do you believe make the best soldiers?"  His reply:  "The Scots who came to this country by way of Ireland.  Because they have all the dash of the Irish in taking up a position and all the stubborness of the Scots in holding it." (Gen. Robert E. Lee)

In this enlightened age, there are few I believe, but what will acknowledge, that slavery as an institution is a moral and political evil in any country.

George Washington Custis Lee, known as Boo. Eldest son of Robert E. Lee What a handsome man!

Sons and Daughters of General Lee: George Washington Custis Lee, eldest of the Lee children, born in Served as Jefferson Davis' aide-de-camp for much of the war. Died in 1913 at the age of