Tag: Robert E. Lee


On this day in 1861, Robert E. Lee resigned his commission in the the United States Army to accept command of the Army of Northern Virginia. In the end, that didn’t turn out so well. No, we’re not debating the war here. No, we’re not debating the statues on Monument Avenue. Two words people. Tourism. …

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In which we thank Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Jim Gilmore

For giving us a four-day weekend.