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Biography of Robert E. Lee, Confederate commander of the Army of Northern Virginia and later all Southern armies during the American Civil War (–65). The Army of Northern Virginia was the most successful of the Southern armies.
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I believe that Robert E. Lee was a great man -- able, intelligent, well-motivated and moral, and much beloved by his army.