Robert E. Lee Death Cause and Date

Robert E.'s Death

Born (Birthday) Jan 19, 1807

Death Date October 12, 1870

Age of Death 63 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Profession Politician

The politician Robert E. died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American career military officer who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War. He surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.

He was related to Helen Keller through her mother, and his wife was Martha Washington’s great-granddaughter.

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The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.

Robert E. Lee Death Cause and Date
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A Union that can only be maintained by swords and bayonets has no charm for me. If the Union is dissolved and government disrupted, I shall return to my native state and share the miseries of my people, and save in defense will draw my sword on none.

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I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.

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The education of a man is never completed until he dies.

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Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.

Robert E. Lee Death Cause and Date