Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Robert E. Lee” in chapter 3 of Heros von Borcke, Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence:
...rs, made him one of the most useful, as he was always among the most conspicuous, officers in the Confederate service.
By these he gained the full confidence of the army and its commanding general, Robert E. Lee , who used to call him his war-horse.
Longstreet's soldiers were perfectly devoted to him, and I have frequently heard friendly contentions between officers and men of his corps, and those of Stonew...
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