TIL Robert E. Lee privately opposed the confederacy and slavery, and was offered command of the union army, but ultimately decided he couldn’t wage war against his own state, Virginia. via /r/todayilearned


TIL Robert E. Lee privately opposed the confederacy and slavery, and was offered command of the union army, but ultimately decided he couldn’t wage war against his own state, Virginia.
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Submitted August 12, 2017 at 10:01PM by _RunningonEmpty
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