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Civil War: Confederate Leaders
Portrait of Robert E Lee, by John Adams Elder
Confederate General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870, painting from c. 1865) commanded the powerful and successful Army of Northern Virginia. In 1865, he was given command of all southern armies.
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