Robert E. lee was born
1807 January 19
Lee graduates 2nd in his west point class and is commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. corps of engineers
Lee marries Mary Custis which is the great granddaughter of Martha Washington and they had seven childern during there marriage
Lee serves on the staff of general Winfield Scott and was promoted to brevet major
Lee becomes superintendent of west point
General winfield scott offers Lee commandof the union army
the siege of Peters burg begins and for nine months lees army holds of trenches outside of Peters burg.
1864 June 15
Lee becomes president of Washington college in Lexington, Virginia.
The siege of Peters burg ends when Grant attacks Lee's position.
1865 April 2
Lee dies after suffering a stroke at age 6.
1870 October 12