Robert E. Lee came from a military family. His father was a Revolutionary War hero, and he graduated second in his class at West Point. When the southern states seceded from the Union in 1861, he was offered the job of commanding the Union army. While he did not agree with the war, he refused the position because of his loyalty to his home state of Virginia. Learn all about the General and his life in this fascinating book. Paperback, 112 pages. Designed for ages 8-12.