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Ñ General Robert E. Lee and Joseph Johnston
Robert Edward Lee best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.
Joseph Eggleston Johnston was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the most senior general officers in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, I am rejoiced that Slavery is abolished. I believe it will be greatly for the interest of the South. So fully am I satisfied of this that I would have cheerfully lost all that I have lost by the war, and have suffered all that I have suffered to have this object attained~Robert E. Lee
http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/Notable%20Lee%20Quotes.htm

General Robert E. Lee and Joseph Johnston

Robert Edward Lee best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.

Joseph Eggleston Johnston was a career U.S. Army officer, serving with distinction in the Mexican-American War and Seminole Wars, and was also one of the most senior general officers in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.

  • So far from engaging in a war to perpetuate slavery, I am rejoiced that Slavery is abolished. I believe it will be greatly for the interest of the South. So fully am I satisfied of this that I would have cheerfully lost all that I have lost by the war, and have suffered all that I have suffered to have this object attained~Robert E. Lee

    http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/Notable%20Lee%20Quotes.htm

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    Lee- Often misunderstood
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    So, Robert E Lee admits the war was about slavery, but he was an abolitionist at heart?
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