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Contains 9 Results:

Letter from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington , 1868-01-01

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1868-01-01

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 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Folder includes background information on Louisa Fontaine (Washington) Chew and her father John A. Washington, III and transcriptions of the letters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Letters from Robert E. Lee to Edward Turner, Esq. and Louisa Washington, 1861-09-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1861-09-14

Letter from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington , 1862-10-25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1862-10-25

Letter from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington, 1863-11-13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1863-11-13

Letter from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington , August 31, 1865

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Robert E. Lee sends to Louisa Washington her father's final hand written reconnaisance dispatch from moments before he was killed on September 13, 1865. In the accompanying letter, Lee shares that he had kept the dispatch with him for the entire war. The original dispatch describing his location and that of the Federal soldiers in the vicinity and his plan of action is written on a small memo book page. It is signed by Washington and docketed by Lee.

Dates: August 31, 1865

Letter from Robert E. Lee to Louisa Washington, 1868-12-11

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1868-12-11

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...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1861 - 1868

Final dispatch of John Augustine Washington, III to R.E. Lee , 1861-09-13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: 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...
Dates: 1861-09-13