Brennen Schlecty

By kellerb
  • Lee is born on a Virginia plantation

    Lee is born on a Virginia plantation
  • Robert's father fled to Barbados to escape debt

  • Lee was sailing back, but died in Georgia

  • Robert entered West Point, New York, but couldn't enter until the next year

  • Lee enters West Point

  • Lee graduates, and rushes home to treat ill mother

  • Lee marries Anne Randolph Custis

  • Lee leaves for Mexico to fight in the Mexican-American War

  • Lee spys on the army of Mexican General Santa Anna, with Lee's help, the Americans won the battle of Cerro Gordo

  • Lee heroicly rides through the Battle of Mexico City, his heroics helped the Americans win the battle

  • Lee attacks John Brown at Harper's Ferry, Brown had raided there, and was hanged that year

  • The Civil War begins

  • Lee resigns from the U.S. Army to fight for the Confederacy

  • Lee defeats Union General McClellan during the Seven Days Campaign

  • The Battle of Antietam, neither side wins

  • Lee defeats Gen. Burnside at Fredericksburg.

  • Lee defeates Gen. Hooker at Chancellorsville

  • Lee is defeated at Gettysburg(July1-3)

  • Lee is defeated at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania(July 1-3)

  • Lee defeats Gen. Grant at the battles of Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Deep Bottom (offensive length: May 5, 1864- August 14, 1864)

  • Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Court House

  • Lee becomes president of Washington University

  • Lee suffers a stroke

  • Lee passes away