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Robert E. Lee and his family.

Wayland, John Walter

Robert E. Lee and his family.

by Wayland, John Walter

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Published by McClure Print. Co. in Staunton, Va .
Written in English

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

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE467.1.L4 W29
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6118117M
    LC Control Number52021916
    OCLC/WorldCa3405868

      Clouds of Glory – The Life and Legend of Robert E. Lee was the third book I read about the famed general, and by far the most detailed of his life and l Korda, author of the acclaimed biography on Ulysses Grant and former editor-in-Chief of Simon & Schuster, wrote this book on Lee from an objective perspective – which truly gives the reader a glimpse inside the mind of a. Family and military correspondence of Robert E. Lee (), Confederate general-in-chief; and of his descendants; and a few letters of Francis Lightfoot Lee, Richard Henry Lee, Henry Lee, and Mary Ann Randolph (Custis) Lee.

      How I Learned to Hate Robert E. Lee Rebel Yell Michael Korda’s superb new biography of the Confederate general, Clouds of Glory: The Life and Legend of Robert E. . The Lee family allowed Elizabeth Brown Pryor to use the papers for her book Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee through His Private Letters (Viking, ). They are now on deposit at the Virginia Historical Society.

    Jul 2, - Explore civilwarhistory's board "Robert E. Lee: His Life and Family", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Robert e lee, Stratford hall and American civil war pins. That May night, Mrs. Lee supervised some frantic packing by a few of the family's slaves, who boxed the family silver for transfer to Richmond, crated George Washington's and G.W.P. Custis.


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She was the author of the biography Clara Barton: Professional Angel, considered the authoritative work on the founder of the American Red Cross, and Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters, which won the Lincoln Prize, the Jefferson Davis Award, the Richard B.

Harwell Book Award, and the Cited by: "The best and most balanced of the Lee biographies."―New York Review of Books.

The life of Robert E. Lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph―triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the Cited by: The life of Robert Robert E.

Lee and his family. book. Lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph—triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the American Civil War/5.

Robert Edward Lee was the fourth child of Col. Henry (“Light-Horse Harry”) Lee and Ann Hill Carter. On both sides, his family had produced many of the dominant figures in the ruling class of Virginia. Henry had been a cavalry leader during the American Revolution, a post-Revolution governor of.

Published inthis book is a collection of documents compiled by Captain Robert Edward Lee, the son of General Robert E. Lee. The book covers Lee’s service in the U.S. Army prior to the Civil War, his service in the Confederate States Army, his letters to his family, his life after the war as a private citizen and his opinions on the war.

Robert E. Lee truly did take the path of “honor” — understood from a 19th-century Southern perspective — when he drew his sword against the United States. But in. FOREWORD. Extended biographies of General Lee, detailing his military operations, have been published. This small volume is intended to present in a brief and convenient form an account of his life, with some items that are not generally familiar, along with.

The Myth of the Kindly General Lee. personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed.

collected by his own family, Lee. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A Confederate general who led southern forces against the Union Army in the U.S. Civil War, Robert Edward Lee was born on Januat his family home of Stratford Hall in northeastern Born: Biography: Where did Robert E.

Lee grow up. Robert E. Lee was born on Janu in Stratford Hall, Virginia. His father, Henry, was a hero during the American Revolutionary War where he earned the nickname "Light Horse Harry". His mother, Ann Carter, came from a wealthy family.

Despite his family's pedigree, they were not rich. Robert E. Lee has 50 books on Goodreads with ratings. Robert E. Lee’s most popular book is Inherit the Wind. Robert E. Lee was a general who led the Confederate States' military during the Civil War.

Robert E. Lee Day is celebrated on his birthday in some states. Robert W. Lee tells NPR's Michel Martin what it's like to grapple with the legacy of his ancestor, Confederate General Robert E.

Lee. He wrote about this. Stratford Hall. Robert Edward Lee was born on Januat Stratford Hall, his family's estate in Westmoreland County, the youngest son of Henry Lee III and Ann Hill Carter Lee. Called Robert or "Bob" by his family and friends, and signing himself "R. Lee," he never used the moniker "Robert E.

Lee," which was a product of wartime news reporting. David Cox, The Religious Life of Robert E. Rapids: Eerdmans, pp. $, paper. The Religious Life of Robert E. Lee offers an analysis of the religious beliefs and experiences of the Confederate General.

Lee is typically studied as a military figure, and conventional wisdom holds that his religious views are relatively unimportant in any historical assessment of him.

It is commonly known that Robert E. Lee married Mary Custis, great-granddaughter to Martha Washington and step-great-granddaughter to George Washington. What isn't so well known is that Robert E. Lee and George Washington were 3rd cousins, 2 times removed through their common ancestor of Augustine Warner.

Professor Thomas discussed his recent book, [Robert E. Lee: A Biography], published by W.W. Norton. The book covers Lee's family background and Civil War career. General Lee lived only five years.

October Mary's father, George Washington Park Custis, dies, leaving Robert E. Lee the executor of his estate. Lee returns to Virginia to temporarily manage the family estate, and finds his. The subtitle of the book is Robert E. Lee's Civil War and His Decision That Changed American History.

But Lee's decision to send Gen. George Pickett's troops on a. Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee. NPS Image. Mary Anna Randolph Custis was born on October 1,the only surviving child of George Washington Parke Custis and Mary Lee Fitzhugh Custis.

As a young girl, the diminutive and vivacious Mary played with Robert E. Lee when he and his family visited Arlington House and the two became very close. As a teenager, Mary had her fair share of suitors. Controversial preacher Rev.

Rob Lee IV has a deal to publish a book about his journey from Confederate-flag flying teenager – and distant Robert E. Lee relative – to racism-renouncing.Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee (October 1, – November 5, ) was the great-granddaughter of Martha Custis Washington and wife of Robert E.

Lee, the prominent career military officer who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. They married at her parents' home, Arlington House, in Virginia inand had seven children together; he.