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

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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

 Item
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.

Francis M. Boykin Civil War papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0232
Scope and Contents The collection consists of eight Civil War papers, including two commission documents, extracts from orders, a letter from Governor John Letcher ordering Francis M. Boykin to proceed to Grafton, West Virginia and communicate with Colonel Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall), and one letter bearing the signature of General Robert E. Lee.

John E. Roller papers

 Collection
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...

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

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

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/886

Letter to sister, 1964 May 19

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Staunton, Virginia. Letter regards troop movement to meet General Lee's army.

Letter to sister, 1861 October 3

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from "Camp at Rich Hill on Big Sewell Mountain," Virginia. Letter regards daily life in the 36th Virginia Infantry Regiment, including troop movements and enemy locations.

Robert E. Lee General Order No. 1, 1861 April 23

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Scope and Contents Order number 1 signed, by Maj. General Robert E. Lee, in which he assumes command of military forces in Virginia

Surrender of General Lee at Appomattox, C.H. Va. April 9th 1865 [lithograph], 1873

 Item
Scope and Contents Lithograph by Currier and Ives depicting the surrender of General Robert E. Lee at Appomattox Court House, Virginia, April 9, 1865.