Christmas with ROBERT E LEE Author:Helen Topping Miller Young Mary had gone quietly to the door and she came back with her eyes shining. "It's snowing! Great big soft flakes, it will make everything beautiful for Christmas." — Her father went to the window and parted the curtains, stood silently looking out at the spinning whiteness that danced in the yellow beam of the lamp. — "Snow!" he said after ... more »a ittle. "Thank God that tonight there are no boys lying our in it!"
The Lees looked at each other, love in their eyes and resignation.
For Robert E. Lee the war might be over, the glory faded, the bugles stilled, the guns silent, but the sorrow of it would live on in his heart forever.« less