The mystery in the coffin
- `Famous last words' sometimes depend on who heard them and what the listener wanted to hear. R.M. // America's Civil War;Nov97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p6
Focuses on the last words spoken by one-time Confederate General Robert E. Lee, who passed away in 1870. Average words per day spoken by Lee during the two weeks he was on his death bed; Significance which nineteenth-century society attached to a dying man's last words; Disappointing denouement...
- Robert E. Lee's first visit to his father's grave. Dederer, John Morgan // Virginia Magazine of History & Biography;1994, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p73
Focuses on the visit of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to the grave of his father, Henry `Light-Horse Harry' Lee, on Cumberland Island, Georgia during the United States Civil War. Inspection tour of defenses in the Carolina-Georgia border; Historical background of the visit.
- Soldier of honor. Zuber, Shari Lyn // Cobblestone;Sep93, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p13
Focuses on the early military career of General Robert E. Lee. His graduation from West Point as second in his class; His appointment to the US Army Corps of Engineers; Why he was given the task of rerouting the Mississippi River in 1836; More.
- Dignity in defeat. Holzer, Harold // Cobblestone;Sep93, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p30
Portrays the dignity shown by General Robert E. Lee in the way he waged peace after the Civil War. Why Lee surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant; How the surrender was carried out.
- Damned Yankees! // Management Services;May86, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p6
This article presents a person's experiences in the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. There is a large square in the quarter called the "American City" as opposed to the "French Quarter." In the center of this square is an enormous pillar capped with a statue of the Confederate General, Robert E....
- The gentle use of power. Hayes, James L. // Management Review;May78, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p2
Focuses on the issue of managerial power. Overview on Washington and Lee University's former president Robert E. Lee's rule governing the conduct of the facility's all-male student body; Failure of the management literature to address the issue of personal attitude toward power; Deficiency in...
- Saving Gen. Robert E. Lee. Crocker III, Harry W. // Human Events;06/25/99, Vol. 55 Issue 23, p16
Focuses on the issue in Richmond County, Virginia regarding the removal of a mural-sized portrait of Robert E. Lee upon the order of Councilman Sa'ad El-Amin. How El-Amin regards Lee; Information on the participation of Lee in Civil War as leader of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia.
- Church holidays, and Robert E. Lee's birthday. Hudgins, Merle // East Bernard Express (TX);1/4/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p4
The article offers several news briefs. In the South, the birthday of Robert E. Lee was celebrated on January 19. The followers of astrological signs for planting are advised to plant during the fruitful signs of Scorpio, Pisces and Taurus.
- front porch. Watson, Harry L. // Southern Cultures;Summer2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p1
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on General Robert E. Lee by Christopher R. Lawton, the Confederate monument by Catherine W. Bishirl, and public spaces in the South by Michael Lewis.