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General Robert Edward Lee was a 19th century Human who served as the commanding officer of the Confederate Armies during the American Civil War. Although he held the rank of a senior general, Lee preferred to wear a colonel insignia, three gold stars, on each collar of his uniform.
A painting entitled The Last Meeting of Lee and Jackson at Chancellorsville, which depicted Lee (left) and Stonewall Jackson, another famous Confederate general, during their final meeting on May 2, 1863, was stored in the USS Enterprise's library computer in 2254, and was among the materials viewed by the Talosians when they scanned the Enterprise computer. (TOS: "The Cage")