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Robert e lee was the son of henry “light horse harry” lee, a cavalry commander during the revolutionary war and a onetime governor of virginia. He tried to check out a robert e lee book from the library he got jailed instead i always felt robert e lee was guilty of “re lee: a biography. Biography of robert e lee: the life and times of a military genius. Robert e lee background information robert lee was born january 19th, 1807 was the youngest son of henry light horse harry lee harry lee was a hero of the. Robert e lee news from united press international. Mladost uredi / уреди robert edward lee rođen je u stratford hallu, domu obitelji lee u okrugu westmoreland , virginia, kao četvrto dijete generala henryja.