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Happy birthday Robert E. Lee

During a tour through the South in 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt told the aged Confederate veterans in Richmond, Virginia, “Here I greet you in the shadow of the statue of your commander, General Robert E. Lee. You and he left us memories which are part of the memories bequeathed to the entire nation by all the Americans who fought in the War Between the States.”

Saturday January 19, 2019, is the 212th birthday of Robert E. Lee.

Robert E. Lee, a man whose military tactics have been studied worldwide, was an American soldier, Educator, Christian gentlemen, husband and father.


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Ethan Allen and...

was a Private on the staff of the 6th Virginia Infantry,Army of Northern Virginia,General Robert E. Lee commanding. I got to hold my great great gramps 1860 Army Colt cap n ball pistol in my hand when I was a little kid.
The 6th Virginia among other battles screened and protected General Lee's artillery at Gettysburg.