Learn about Civil War Confederate General Robert E. Lee. This is a computer version of the book: Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee by Captain Robert E. Lee His Son. A view of Robert E. Lee from letters Lee wrote to family friends business associates and by personal stories and memories of his son. This engaging book will help you to understand what Robert E. Lee was really like as a general husband friend father and president of a college. Read print or listen to the book. Features Text-To-Speech technology. This software speaks in a human-sounding voice and will read aloud to you. There is more to Robert E. Lee than just his being a famous Confederate Civil War general. He was also devoted to his family an animal lover and as its president he made Washington College a success after the Civil War. Learn about General Robert E. Lee and his life before during and after the Civil War from this interesting book by Lees son Captain Robert E. Lee. General Robert E. Lee never wrote his memoirs after the Civil War. Instead he dedicated the remainder of his life to being a husband a father and president of Washington College in Lexington Virginia. In this book Robert E. Lees son tells through his fathers correspondence conversations and by his own personal and other family members and friends stories and recollections of what his famous father was like as a man. Learn about Lees life after the Civil War as he adapted from being a Confederate general to becoming a college president and living a civilians life. You will probably be surprised to learn that Robert E. Lee is much different than the impression you might have of him only as a Confederate general. You will see that the Marble Man was really made of flesh and blood like the rest of us and often suffered poor health great sadness loss and challenges in his life. Serious Civil War buffs and casual readers of the Civil War will enjoy this book.