Born in Virginia to a family of famous people, his father, a Revolutionary War hero and his mother from a long line of rich, loyal Virginians, he went on to become one of the greatest people the South would ever see. Robert Edward Lee was born in January 1807 and went to West Point and was one of the best students they had ever had. He married Mary Custis, Martha Washington\'s great great granddaughter. They had seven children. Lee was asked by the North to lead their army but he refused, he wa...
American Civil War, Military personnel, Fitzhugh family of Virginia, 19th century in the United States, 2nd millennium, Bland family of Virginia, Randolph family of Virginia, Robert E. Lee, Confederate States Army, Traveller, Antietam Creek, Fort Donelson