Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
- 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 3 Collections and/or Records:
Cabinet Cards of Robert E. Lee, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, and other Confederate States of America generals
Collection — Folder: 0011
Scope and Contents This collection contains two cabinet card photographs, one of the 1869 painting by Everett B. D. Julio, titled 'The Last Meeting,' of Confederate States of America generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson on their war horses at Chancellorsville, Virginia in 1863 and a highly retouched fictional compilation of the 'President and Generals of the CSA' by photographer D.H. Anderson. The Andrson photograph has Lee on his horse Traveller in the foreground. The images were inscibed and...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of an original photograph of Traveller's skeleton on display.
Dates: Majority of material found in between 1940-1960
Content Description The photographic postcard is postmarked 1933, has a note written on the back from J. R. Goff to Henry Boley of Lexington, VA. The postcard is a photograph of 'Camp site of Gen. Robert E. Lee during a period of Civil War. Route 60 near Rainelle, West Virginia.'
Dates: Creation of the postcard ; Creation of the writing, stamped date on the postcard