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


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Francis M. Boykin Civil War papers

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.

Letter to sister, 1964 May 19

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

Letter to sister, 1861 October 3

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.