Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
- Existence: 1807 - 1870
President, W&L, 1865-1870. C. in C. Confederate armies, 1865. See Douglas Southall Freeman, R. E. Lee, 4 vls., 1934-35.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
W. S. Neal to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-03
Item — Box 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents
This letter was written by W. S. Neal on behalf of the Jefferson Davis Society of the Stonewall Institute from Perry County, Alabama on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter explains the society's purpose and goals, while praising southern ideals. It then invites and requests Lee to become a member of the society.