He was born at Stratford Hall, Stratford, VA
He started school in 1825. Lee graduates 2ndin his West Point class. He becomes the first student to graduate without having received a single demerit.
Robert E. Lee got married to Mary Curtis on June 30th. Mary is the great-grandaughter to George Washington
Lee becomes the superintendent of West Point.
General Winfield Scott offers Lee to command the Union Army.
Lee is given command of the Army of Northern Virginia after General Joseph Johnston is wounded.
Lee faces Grant in the Wilderness, at Spotsylvania Courthouse, and at Cold Harbor.
Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, Virginia.
October 12, Robert E. Lee dies after suffering a stroke at the age of 63.