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William Parker Snow to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by Captain William Parker Snow of Nyack, New York on February 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Snow explains his intense admiration for Lee and his leadership. He explains that he is in the process of authoring a monograph on the subject of southern generals during the Civil War. He goes on to express his patriotism for the United States in its current form and his admiration of Lee's willingness to fight for what he believed in.


  • Creation: 1866-02-03


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA