Tuesday, October 12, 2010

This day in history

In 1870, General Robert E. Lee died in Lexington, Va., at age 63.

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At October 12, 2010 at 11:41 AM , Anonymous rex osborne said...

History does not record very many gentlemen who match General Lee's excellence of character. They average far fewer than one per century.

At October 12, 2010 at 3:01 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yessir, rex. So rare indeed...

You have great statesmen, strategists, generals, leaders, scholars, Christians, husbands, fathers, and humanitarians. In Robert E. Lee you have all of those.

At October 13, 2010 at 12:34 AM , Blogger Northwestern Localist said...

I find that words coming from some one raised in the north may be inadequate. Nontheless, I am in deep admiration.

At October 13, 2010 at 10:29 PM , Anonymous shadowviper said...

if only stonewall had not died where would we be right now? would lee have died when he did, if he and his troops were not on the verge of starvation after the fall of petersburg would our great southron homes been burnt by that godless sherman? god save our great southern land!!


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