Robert E. Lee Presented By Dynasti King And Michaela Mondesir
Robert Edward Lee January 19,1807- October 12, 1870
Early Years of Robert E. Lee 1825 Entered United States Military Academy of West Point. 1829 Graduated with honors. Joined the Corps of Engineers. 1831 Transferred to Fortress Monroe.
Family Life 1831 Lee marries Mary Ann Custis. 1832-1846- Lee and Mary bore seven children.
United States Military 1852-Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point. 1853-Confirmed into the Episcopal Church. 1859-Lee leads a command of United States Marines to capture John Brown and his cohorts at Harpers Ferry.
U.S Military continued 1860 Ordered to San Antonio, Texas, to take command of the Department of Texas. 1861 Resigns his commission in the U.S. Army.
Confederate Army 1861 May 14- Appointed Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army. June 14-Attains the rank of General in the Confederate States Army. September 12-Battle of Cheat Mountain.
Confederate Army continued 1862 May 31- Joseph E. Johnston is wounded at the Battle of Seven Pines. August 28- Second Battle of Manassas or Bull Run. September 17- Battle of Antietam. December 13- Battle of Fredicksburg.
Conclusion 1870 October 12-Robert Edward Lee dies in Lexington, Virginia. 1975 July 22-Congress Passed a law restoring Lee’s Citizenship August 5-President Gerald Ford signs in to law the bill Congress passed restoring Lee’s Citizenship to the United States.