Thoughts on the Anniversary of General Robert E. Lee’s Birth

January 18th, 2013

By Dan Miller This is a “revised and extended” re-post of an article I wrote in 2011 to mark an anniversary of General Lee’s death. It celebrates the two hundred and sixth anniversary of his birth on January 19, 1807, a happier occasion. Today, January 18th, is also Lee – Jackson Day in Virginia, as […]


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On Memorial Day We Might Pause to Remember General Robert E. Lee

May 31st, 2010

By Dan Miller There are and have been few like him. It occurred to me as I watched this video, sent by a friend as appropriate for Memorial Day, that General Lee is well worth remembering on that day. It is said here that “Between battles, Union and Confederate troops showed little animosity toward one […]


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