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Robert e lee seemed destined for greatness his father was a revolutionary war hero and at west point he graduated second in his class in 1861, when the . What should i do with my family's confederate hero in this narrative, robert e lee and his fellow generals were gallant i grew up in the midwest of the 1980s the lost cause was hardly prominent in our family's lives. General robert e lee and many other heroic warriors ready to give their lives for me all armed with manifold weapons, and all of them masters of war. Robert e lee: a true american hero essay 1638 words 7 the life of robert e lee robert edward lee was born on january 19th, 1807 in stratford, virginia.
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