The author of this article contends that General Robert E. Lee, a prominent figure in the US Civil War, betrayed both his oath and his country in support of the confederacy where slavery would be legal.
- Lee’s legacy was reexamined in 2021 when a statue of Lee was removed from Richmond, Virginia.
- The author argues the case why Lee does not deserve a statue.
- Lee was tactically brilliant on both offence and defence.
- Despite his brilliance, Lee betrayed his country in pursuit of an independent Confederacy.