General Lee

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** General LEE **

Robert E. LEE was born on January 19, 1807 at Stratford, Virginia.
He was the fourth child of a Henry LEE, the Revolutionary War hero known as “Light Horse Harry” and Ann Hill Carter LEE.

When Abraham LINCOLN was elected President of the United States,
South Carolina seceded , soon followed by Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas.
General Winfield Scott offered Colonel Robert E. Lee to take command of the United States Army to put an end to the rebellion.
Instead, Lee offered his services to the new President of the Confederate States of America, JEFFERSON Davis.
LEE lost the battle and the rest is history.

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The beloved general from the South

General Lee’s Headquarters Museum

General Robert E. Lee’s Farewell Address 1865

General Lee’s Headquarters Flag (United States)

The Lee family branch

Another Lee lineage

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