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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 14 Collections and/or Records:

Photographic Postcard, "Lee's Tree"

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0105
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

Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington letters

 Collection — Box: 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0669
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of six letters written from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington between September 1861 and December 1868. Louisa Washington was the eldest child of John Augustine Washington, III of Fauquier County, Va., the last Washington family descendant and private individual to own the Washington family estate Mount Vernon. A key subject of select letters is Colonel John A. Washington’s death on September 13, 1861 while serving on the staff of General Robert E. Lee as his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Robert E. Lee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0064
Scope and Contents 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: Inclusive 1792-1935; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1870

Robert E. Lee to Jefferson Davis, 1862-11-06

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 69
Overview Robert E. Lee discusses strategy before the Battle of Fredericksburg.
Dates: 1862-11-06