Robert E. Lee’s Birthday, January 19

Today is a Federal holiday, but most Southerners know it is also as the birthday of Robert E. Lee. Having spoke at the SCV camp in Abbeville at their annual Lee-Jackson banquet, Lee has been on my mind all weekend. You can read more about this great Southerner here.

Here’s one little known fact about Robert E. Lee: He had no slaves and abhorred slavery.