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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870


Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Dispatch from Robert E. Lee to John J. Clarke, 1862 May 8

Scope and Contents Dispatch remarks that "In prosecuting the work of obstructing James River you [John J. Clarke] are authorized to seize for the Confederate States any vessels in the river which you may need....".

Dispatch, Gen. Robert E. Lee to Col. William Gilham, 1861-07-19

Scope and Contents Dispatch, July 19, 1861, ordering Gilham to muster troops and "oppose the progress of the enemy" in the vicinity of Staunton, Virginia.

General Robert E. Lee visits the grave of Stonewall Jackson [lithograph], 1870

Scope and Contents Currier and Ives black and white lithograph depicting visit of General Robert E. Lee at the grave of General Stonewall Jackson in Lexington, Virginia. This view is alleedly based on a soldier's sketch.

Letter from Robert E. Lee to Francis M. Boykin, 1861 April 29

Scope and Contents Written from Richmond, Virginia. Letter orders Francis M. Boykin to muster into service volunteer companies and to take position near Grafton, West Virginia to protect the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Letter, Robert E. Lee to H. G. D. Brown, 1866 April 21

Scope and Contents Reply to inquiry from a parent of a prospective student at Washington College.

Letter, Robert E. Lee to Longstreet, Owen & Co., 1866 Jan 26

Scope and Contents Written at Lexington VA to firm of Longstreet, Owen and Company. regarding business topic.

Letter, Robert E. Lee to Mrs. Hugh W. Mercer, 1848 Dec 9

Scope and Contents Personal letter from Lee to Mrs. Hugh Mercer sending her get well wishes, and sending gift to his namesake Robert Lee Mercer. Includes envelope.

Letter, Robert E. Lee to William H. Stiles, 1861 Dec 14

Scope and Contents Letter from Robert E. Lee to William H. Stiles, responding to Stiles's request for Lee to help his son receive a military appointment. Written at Charleston, South Carolina

Letter to Eliza Johnson, 1862 December 29

Scope and Contents Written from Fredericksburg, Virginia. Letter regards family and business news.

Letter to Mildred C. Stanard, 1863 December 1

Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards cadet life, family matters, and a desire to fight in the war.