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Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee


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The "Lost Cause"

Robert E. Lee grew up in Viginia.

He went to West Point and became a soldier.

Robert E. Lee was a good soldier and won many battles.

When the South seceded, Robert E. Lee resigned from the US Army.

He joined the Confederate Army.

Robert E. Lee was put in charge of the Confederate Army.

He won many battles, but he lost the war.

Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox in 1865.

After the war he became the President of Washington College.

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Page created July 3, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Updated Sat, Feb 11, 2012. AP.