Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Robert E. Lee” in chapter 29, page 294 of John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana:
... received his early education.
When quite young he entered the United States military academy, where he was graduated in 1829 as brevet second-lieutenant of the Third infantry, being a classmate of Robert E. Lee and Joseph E. Johnston.
He served on frontier duty, in recruiting services and in improving Sabine river and lake.
In 1840 he resigned the rank of first-lieutenant, Third infantry, and then engag...
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