The Competing Loyalties of Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee was a conflicted man when he stood before the Virginia House of Delegates in 1861 to accept command of the state’s… read more

Robert E. Lee was a conflicted man when he stood before the Virginia House of Delegates in 1861 to accept command of the state’s military forces. Exactly 150 years later, historian Gary Gallagher spoke on the same spot about Lee’s resignation from the U.S. Army and his competing loyalties--between his country and that of Virginia. close

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The Competing Loyalties of Robert E. Lee

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Location:
Richmond, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 28, 2011
Last Aired:
May 29, 2011

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  • May 28, 2011 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 28, 2011 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 29, 2011 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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