Richmond Robert E. Lee Monument#

rider on a horse
Richmond Robert E. Lee Monument, July 2006, © Ewald Judt, under CC BY 4.0

Robert Edward Lee (born 1807, died 1870) was an American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.

In Richmond, Virginia Richmond, Virginia , a large equestrian statue of Lee is the centerpiece of the city's famous Monument Avenue with its four statues of famous Confederates.