Thursday, June 1, 2017

Fact of the Day: Civil Robert

While synonymous with the Confederacy during the American Civil War, Robert E. Lee privately opposed leaving the union in the early days of the war but ended up siding with his native state of Virginia when things got ugly. He called secession "nothing but revolution" and an insult to the work of the nation's Founding Fathers.   

5 comments:

  1. Shows who they truly are, or pretend to be i suppose, when it comes right down to it.

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  2. Definitely interesting. The town that we live in is actually name after him.

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  3. Caught between a rock and a hard place.

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