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


Found in 4 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 from Robert E. Lee to John J. Clarke, 1862 May 8

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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.

John E. Roller papers

Identifier: MS-0171
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal correspondence, 1862-1870, including: Civil War era letters from cadet friends concerning life at VMI Civil War dispatches and telegrams that date from John E. Roller's service with the Confederate States Engineers, including one document signed by General Robert E. Lee Scrapbook (circa 1910) that contains clippings about Civil War battles, veterans, unit reunions, monument dedications, and related information Two...