You only need to look at the Peninsular Campaign and the Seven Days Before Richmond to know that Lee out-generaled everyone the North threw against him. One of our greatest, and most honorable generals!
I guess he doesn't fit in with what today's Army is looking for in an officer.
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
O stranger, tell the Lacedaemonians that we lie here, obedient to their command.
Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)