Robert E. Lee in the Post-War Years (Lecture)


Jan 4, 2015

Gettysburg National Military Park Ranger Matt Atkinson examines the post-war life of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. Subjects discussed include Lee’s tenure at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), his role in reconciliation, and the general’s famous refusal to discuss the events of the American Civil War.

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  1. In the end, Lee encouraged young people to submit to the government authority, a sign of cowardice. This not long after he surrendered to Grant

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