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Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)

 Person

Dates

  • 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 412 Collections and/or Records:

Cordes Sisters to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by the Cordes Sisters and their personal friend Mary Byrnes from Ridgevill, South Carolina on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter was sent in care of the sisters' father, Captain Theodore Cordes from Charleston, South Carolina. The letter is a follow up to a previous request of the sisters that went unanswered from December of 1865. The sisters requested some small memento from Lee, as they had great respect for him.
Dates: 1866-02-27

Correspondences, 1866-02-08-1866-02-13

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
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: 1866-02-08-1866-02-13

Correspondences, 1866-02-14-1866-02-17

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
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: 1866-02-14-1866-02-17

D. Creel to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. Creel from Chillicothe, Ohio on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter begins by praising Lee and making several biblical comparisons to Lee. Creel continues and begins to refer to his relation to Stonewall Jackson by marriage, and begins to recount events of Jackson's life as he viewed them up until his death during the Civil War. Creel also describes events of his own life, including raids by northern militias on his home.
Dates: 1866-02-24

D. S. Mulee to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. S. Mulee from Fort Pulaski, Georgia on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Mulee writes from the fort prison, vouching for the character of his friend, John M. Taylor's, sons who had been sent to attend school at Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-20

Demosthenian Society of Roanoke to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-28

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Demosthenian Society of Roanoke College from Salem, Virginia on February 28, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The society writes to inform Lee that he has been elected to be an honorary member of the society.
Dates: 1866-02-28

Demosthenian Society to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Demosthenian Society from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The Demosthenian Society writes to inform Lee that he has been made an honorary member based upon his reputation and actions.
Dates: 1866-02-27

Department of Law and Equity Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0596
Scope and Contents This broadside from the Department of Law and Equity is dated August 1, 1870. It was published in Lexington, Virginia.
Dates: 1870-08-01

Douglas Southall Freeman Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0144
Scope and Contents This collection consists of seven chapters of an original manuscript by Dr. Freeman titled R. E. Lee.
Dates: 1946

Dr. Julius Edmund Doetsh to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Dr. Julius Edmund Doetsh from Richmond, Virginia on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Doetsh introduces himself to Lee and makes an offer to translate Lee's in-progress memoirs into German for European publication. He explains that interest in Europe is high for such a publication, and explains the potential avenues for publication which he can take advantage of.
Dates: 1866-03-03