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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 414 Collections and/or Records:

General Orders No. 9 Owen Copy, 1865-04-10

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 28
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: 1865-04-10

General Orders No. 9 Unidentified Copies, 1865-04-10

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 32
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: 1865-04-10

General Orders No. 9 Unidentified Copy, 1865-04-10

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 32a
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: 1865-04-10

General Orders No. 9 Washington and Lee Copy, 1865-04-10

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 30
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: 1865-04-10

General Orders No. 9 Washington and Lee Copy, 1865-04-10

 File — Box: 5, Folder: 29
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: 1865-04-10

George, Count Joannes to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-17

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George, Count Joannes from New York City on February 17, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, he expresses his admiration of Lee and his displeasure with the established concepts of Reconstruction and of the "radical cloud" rising from Congress. He makes mention of his public letters which have been published in the New York News. He goes on to say that when he next visits Virginia that he will donate to Washington College a portion of his profits.
Dates: 1866-02-17

George J. Stewart to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George J. Stewart of Madison Station, Virginia on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Stewart explains that he intends to apply to and attend Washington College for the coming semester. He also explains that he very much desired to attend the school where Lee was president, which led to a mistaken application to Virginia Military Institute where he initially believed Lee was president.
Dates: 1866-02-05

George M. Branner to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George Michael Branner from Knoxville, Tennessee on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Branner writes the letter as an introduction to his son Hardy Bryan Branner and his friend Rudolph Bryan. He vouches for their character, and explains that all funds for their education are accommodated.
Dates: 1866-03-07

George William Green to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-14

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George William Green from Shieldfield , Newcastle on Tyne, England.
Dates: 1866-03-14

Giles B. Cooke Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0191
Scope and Contents This collection contains the following correspondence: Letter to Rev. Cooke from G. T. Bearnegan (1874) thanking Cooke for his journal with reference to Petersburg in 1866; letter to Mr. Cooke from U.A. Jackson (1895) asking Cooke for information about Stonewall Jackson for the republishing of U.A. Jackson's book; letter from Rev. Cooke to Mrs. H.B. Lee (1924) asking for information about an incident in the life of General Lee that was similar to the incident that took the life of Stonewall...
Dates: 1874 - 1929