Robert E. Lee: The Best Generals In America's History

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There have been many prominent leaders that have molded America into what it is today, Lee is one of them. Robert E. Lee was born in Virginia, January 19, 1807, although one historian believes has was born one year earlier ( 1). Little is actually known about his childhood, and Lee scarcely mentioned it as an adult. His father, Henry “Light Horse” Lee, left him and his family at a young age and never returned. In 1825, Robert E. Lee attended West Point and graduated second in his class in 1829. He never received a single demerit in his four years there. This training shaped him into the great leader he became. Robert E. Lee is considered to be one of the best Generals in America’s history. Lee was a General for the Confederate
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