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Robert E. Lee

Confederate States Army commander

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Robert E. Lee: Confederate States Army commander
Robert Edward Lee was an American and Confederate soldier best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia from 1862 until its surrender in 1865 and earned a reputation as a skilled tactician.

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Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee [Video]

Virginia to Remove Statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee

Plans to remove the monument in the city of Richmond will be revealed Thursday by Governor Ralph Northam.

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Virginia Governor To Remove Statue Of Civil War General Robert E. Lee [Video]

Virginia Governor To Remove Statue Of Civil War General Robert E. Lee

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam responded to widespread protests decrying racism. This is after the death of George Floyd, a black man in police custody in Minneapolis. He ordered on Thursday the..

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Northam orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue [Video]

Northam orders removal of Robert E. Lee statue

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Thursday ordered the removal of the iconic statute of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, saying that statue was "wrong then and is wrong now."

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