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Lee, Robert E. (1807–1870)

  • By: Kelley E. Morrell & Stephen O. Morrell
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Military leader

Robert E. Lee is best known for his military leadership of the Confederate States of America during the U. S. Civil War. As the commanding general of the Army of Northern Virginia, Lee was widely respected as a brilliant, bold, ...

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