Robert Edward Lee


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Robert Edward Lee

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1865 April

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A full-body portrait photograph of Confederate General Robert Edward Lee in uniform

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Full-body portrait photograph of General in uniform

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Photographic print

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Library of Congress

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General Robert Edward Lee
(1807 - 1870)
Home State: Virginia
Education: US Military Academy, West Point, NY, Class of 1829;Class Rank: 2
Command Billet: Commanding General, ANV
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: Army of Northern Virginia
On the Campaign-In command of the Confederate Army of Northern VA (ANV), General Lee was the on-scene leader.

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