Charley reese wrote worshipfully last sunday of robert e lee as ''more than a general a lee's reputation as a great military leader is exaggerated not brilliant lee's most. Civil war trust's biography of union civil war general-in-chief and effective leader ulysses s grant and robert e lee that led to the surrender of the army. In the june 1969 issue of civil war history — volume 5, number 2, pages 116-132 — a renowned southern historian attacked the legacy of confederate gen robert e lee. General robert e lee with his staff which general was better ulysses s grant or robert e lee grant's military reputation suffers from his reputation as president, which historically.
Robert e lee (1807-70) served as a military officer in the us army, a west point commandant and the legendary general of the confederate army during the american civil war (1861-65) in june. Robert edward lee general in chief of the confederate armies in the american civil war , robert edward lee (1807-1870) displayed strategic sense and tactical skill that rank him among the great military captains of history. New york times bestselling author michael korda's fresh, contemporary single volume historical biography of general robert e lee--perhaps the most famous and least understood legend in american history and one of our most admired heroes. Robert edward lee (biography taken from the confederate military history, volume i) robert edward lee, general-in-chief of the confederate states army, is placed by general fame as well as by the cordial suffrage of the south, first among all southern military chieftains.
'the making of robert e lee' by michael fellman portrayed as a paragon of southern honor as well as a brilliant military leader, the general represented all that. Many americans were and are torn in their view of general robert e lee (1807-1870), the famed confederate army commander lee has been applauded for his gentlemanly demeanor and shrewd military expertise he stands in the american military pantheon alongside washington, jackson, grant, macarthur, eisenhower, patton, and powell. While washington was admittedly not a military genius a description of general robert e lee as a brilliant military leader research - help/information wanted the following requests have been received for information for individuals' research projects please contact the researchers directly 23-8-2017 by now youve seen the news and shaken your damn head over the idiocy: espn switched broadcaster. Robert e lee was a leader for the ages the man heralded by winston churchill as one of the noblest americans who ever lived inspired an out-manned, out-gunned army to achieve greatness on the battlefield. Robert e lee wife family picture a biography of general robert e lee a briliant military leader photo photograph life general-in-chief armies of the confederate states (january 19.
Robert e lee - today, the mere mention of his name is enough to arouse passionate debate in his time, he was loved and respected by both the confederate ar. The great robert e lee lee was a brilliant field commander, full of audacity his daring was a gift and a bane from biography: lee was cut from virginia aristocracy his extended family. Leadership tactics of robert e lee what do we want in a leader quality attributes of military leaders such as george washington and robert e lee seem fleeting in today's world. General lee: a biography of robert e lee from his family origins to his early career in the military as he became a military general lee, a biography was.
The life of robert e lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph—triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the confederate. Just the american civil war began, the military leader who wouldend up becoming the most famous confederate general, robert e lee,was offered a key position in the union army. Washington -- two hundred years after his birth, confederate general robert e lee remains a pivotal, controversial, and complicated figure in american history -- revered by some, reviled by others, and a central figure in america's history and continuing race and culture wars historical groups. In a new biography, robert e lee, roy blount, jr, treats lee as a man of competing impulses, a paragon of manliness and one of the greatest military commanders in history, who was.
Robert e lee surrenders background: general robert edward lee was a famous american soldier and military leaderhe was a combat engineer in us army for nearly 32 years before joining confederate army as the commander of northern virginia army. No man proved a more worthy opponent to ulysses s grant than confederate general robert e lee lee was born the fourth child of colonel henry lee and ann hill carter on january 19, 1807 lee's. Many people know robert e lee for his leadership during the civil war, however few are truly familiar with his distinct military strategy this lesson explores lee's civil war strategy.