July 22, 1975

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1975 Confederate General Robert E. Lee had his U.S. citizenship restored by the U.S. Congress. The only reason it wasn’t restored while he was still alive was that the political leaders of that time were afraid he’d run for President of the United States and that he’d be elected by an overwhelming majority of voters from both the North and the South.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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