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Lee, Charles Carter



  • Existence: 1798-1871

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869

Robert E. Lee to Charles Carter Lee, 1862-03-14

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 53
Overview Robert E. Lee updates his brother on his current professional commitment and expresses insecurity in his ability to fulfill his role properly.
Dates: 1862-03-14

Robert E. Lee to Charles Carter Lee, 1864-02-20

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 83
Overview Robert E. Lee discusses the need for crops and bacon to feed the troops and discusses the death of his daughter-in-law Charlotte. Mentions other family matters and personal updates.
Dates: 1864-02-20

Robert E. Lee to Charles Carter Lee, 1864-08-12

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 94
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1864-08-12