Robert E. Lee (History Maker Bios Series)
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Robert E. Lee (History Maker Bios Series)

by Candice Ransom, Tim Parlin
     
 

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True or False? At the beginning f the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln asked Robert E. Lee to lead the Union army.

True! But Lee refused. He was from Virginia, part of the Confederate South. He would not fight with the Union against his home state. Instead, he became a commander in the Confederate army.

  • He was the son of a

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True or False? At the beginning f the American Civil War, Abraham Lincoln asked Robert E. Lee to lead the Union army.

True! But Lee refused. He was from Virginia, part of the Confederate South. He would not fight with the Union against his home state. Instead, he became a commander in the Confederate army.

  • He was the son of a hero of the American Revolution.
  • He was called the Gray Fox for his clever battle plans during the Civil War.
  • His favorite horse was named Traveller. Lee rode Traveller through most of the Civil War. When Traveller died, he was buried near Lee in Lexington, Virginia.

Read these and other History Maker Bios about War Heroes: Ulysses S. Grant, Douglas MacArthur, George C. Marshall, George S. Patton Jr., Colin Powell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760760888
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2004
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
349,782
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

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