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Kavanaugh, Jack, and Eugene C. Murdoch. Robert E. Lee. New York: Chelsea House, 1994. Kerby, Mona. Robert E. Lee: Southern Hero of the Civil War. Springfield, NJ: Enslow, 1997. Lee, Fitzhugh. General Lee: A Biography of Robert E. Lee. New York: Da Capo Press, 1994. Marrin, Albert. Virginia’s General: Robert E. Lee and the Civil War. New York: Atheneum, 1994. National Park Service. Arlington House: The Robert E. gov/arho/ (accessed on October 15, 1999). 262 American Civil War: Biographies Nolan, Alan T.
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In fact, the postwar South embraced Lee as its greatest symbol of nobility in defeat. ” Raised to believe in duty and honor Robert Edward Lee was born in January 1807 to a wealthy Virginia family. His father, Harry Lee, was a Revolutionary War (1776–83) hero who had been one of George Washington’s best friends. His mother, Anne Hill Carter Lee, also came from a wealthy and privileged background. Robert Robert E. Lee. ) 251 E. Lee spent his first three years at Stratford Hall, a fine mansion along the banks of the Potomac River that had been home to the Lee family for several generations.