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Notes on a visit to Robert E. Lee

George C. Scott

Notes on a visit to Robert E. Lee

by George C. Scott

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Published by Washington and Lee University, News Office in Lexington, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lee, Robert E. 1807-1870.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge C. Scott.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 S37
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3804035M
    LC Control Number81108999

      The site, once the home of legendary Confederate Army commander Robert E. Lee, is now the burial ground for more than , active duty service members, veterans and family members. Longstreet has strongly conflicting feelings for Lee. Longstreet respects Lee, is friends with him, and even needs him as a father figure. At the same time, he strongly disagrees with Lee's strategy, resents Lee's decisions, and feels much rage toward Lee as his men die in battle. Yet as angry as Longstreet is with Lee, he cannot pull away from.

    Surrender Lee fought brilliantly, but eventually the overwhelming numbers of the Union forces had him surrounded. On April 9, General Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to General Ulysses S. Grant at the courthouse in Appomattox, received good terms for his soldiers, who were given food and allowed to return home. Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence, and Robert E. Lee (Mass Market Paperback - Nov 4, ) by Robert E. Lee Author: Jerome Lawrence and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Looking for books by Robert E. Lee? See all books authored by Robert E. Lee, including The Wartime Papers of Robert E. Lee, and The Wartime Papers of R.E. Lee, and more on Vannerson), circa , signed just beneath the image by Robert E. Lee. Historian Garry W. Gallagher notes: “At the time of the photograph, Lee was unquestionably the most admired figure in the Confederate nation and just weeks away from his encounter with Ulysses S. Grant in the Overland campaign” (Becoming Confederates, 35). “‘I.


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