Born on January 19th
and raised in Virginia, this mighty General of the Confederacy was ranked 2nd
in his graduating class of 1829 at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.
After later serving as the superintendent of the same school, Lee took
command of the Army of Northern Virginia.
Robert E. Lee battled with
Ulysses S. Grant across the state of Virginia until close to starvation. Lee surrendered with his men on April 9th,
1865 at the Appomattox Courthouse. After the war, he served as president
of Washington College, now called Washington & Lee College, until he died.
Source: The Papers of Jefferson Davis
Try your skill at this
shaped fill in word puzzle about Lee.
Unscramble the words until you discover all of the terms related to Lee's life.
Stratford Hall Plantation - This is the birthplace of Lee. There are substantial teaching tools
available here, including Stratford's Document of the Month
program, which began in September 1997.
Each month, a primary document is placed online for the benefit of
teachers, students and researchers around the world.
This site also includes a
special section under Just for
Kids with fun word games to print or play online.
Robert E. Lee Memorial Association
The Apotheosis of Robert E.
Lee- This biography explores
three different sides of Robert E. Lee:
Lee as a general, Lee as a southern gentleman, and Lee as a national
Source: Courtney Danforth, Alex Lesman, and AS@UVA
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