Sunday, June 4, 2017

The Myth of the Kindly General Lee

In short as the article states:

The strangest part about the continued personality cult of Robert E. Lee is how few of the qualities his admirers profess to see in him he actually possessed.
The myth of Lee goes something like this: He was a brilliant strategist and devoted Christian man who abhorred slavery and labored tirelessly after the war to bring the country back together.

The author, Adam Stevens, goes on to demolish these myths.

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