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Robert E. Lee

General in Chief of the Armies of the Confederate States


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Robert Edward Lee was an American Confederate general best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He led the Army of Northern Virginia from 1862 until its surrender in 1865 and earned a reputation as a skilled tactician.


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What schools is this person affiliated with?

United States Military Academy

Federal service academy in West Point, New York, United States

Washington and Lee University

Private liberal arts university in Lexington, Virginia