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

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Sims Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0475
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 14 letters written by VMI Cadet John Sims (Class of 1871), to members of his family. Dated 1868-1871, the correspondence provides rich details of cadet life during that era, as well as containing personal news. Sims mentions many leisure activities --a traveling theater troupe, baseball vs. Washington and Lee University Lee, debating societies, ice skating--as well commenting on academic life and routine events. The letter dated October 17, 1870 mentions viewing the body...

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

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