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The Last Full Measure Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Robert E. Lee

Lee commands the Army of Northern Virginia until toward the end of the war when he commands the entire army. He rides a horse named Traveler, one of the more famous horses in US history. The war is in Lee's favor until the battle at Gettysburg and he takes the blame for that loss. However, he also knows that Stuart had let him down. Stuart did not have his cavalry where Lee needed them.

Lee's character often becomes angry with the failings of his subordinates but he keeps the anger down as much as he can. His officers understand the anger from Lee's hard looks toward them. Lee thinks often about God and God's will. He often interprets his wins and defeats as the will of God and thinks that the will has balance.

The war after Gettysburg has changed, and Lee realizes this. His supply...

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