Robert E. Lee Quiz

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Question - Not Required - Robert Edward Lee was born on January 19, 1807 in this state:




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Question - Not Required - Robert E. Lee's famous father was Major General Henry Lee III. In which war did Henry Lee gain renown?




3.
Question - Not Required - Robert E. Lee graduated from West Point in 1829. Where did Cadet Lee graduate in the class of 1829?




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Question - Not Required - Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Randolph Custis were married on June 30, 1831 at Arlington House. Which famous American was Mary related to?




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Question - Not Required - In 1861 Robert E. Lee turned down an offer to become a top commander in the Union army from this wartime leader and mentor:




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Question - Not Required - Robert E. Lee assumed command of the Army of Northern Virginia in 1862. Which might be considered Lee's first major battle as the head of the Army of Northern Virginia?




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Question - Not Required - "It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it." On what battlefield did Robert E. Lee reportedly make this famous statement?




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Question - Not Required - In 1862 and 1863, Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia put together a string of stunning victories over the Union Army of the Potomac. Which of the following Union commanders did not suffer a significant loss at Lee's hands during this period?




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Question - Not Required - Due to the loss of Stonewall Jackson, Lee reorganized the Army of Northern Virginia into three corps in 1863. At the Battle of Gettysburg who were Lee's three corps commanders?




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Question - Not Required - During the 1864 Overland Campaign, Robert E. Lee would face a new Union commander in Ulysses S. Grant. Which of the following was not a key battle of that campaign?




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