Robert E. Lee
"They say you had to see him to believe that a man so fine could exist. He
was handsome. He was clever. He was brave. He was gentle. He was generous
and charming, noble and modest, admired and beloved. He had never failed at
anything in his upright soldier's life. He was born a winner, this Robert
E. Lee. Except for once. In the greatest contest of his life, in a war
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Deepen." Starkville, MS, 11 Nov. 1997.
(Class lecture delivered at Mississippi State University.)
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