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

 Person

Found in 35 Collections and/or Records:

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.

Letter to sisters, 1863 July 11

 Item
Scope and Contents Written from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Letter regards John R. Hurley's health, news that Vicksburg, Mississippi has fallen, and life at camp.

Letter to sisters, 1863 July 11

 Digital Image
Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1331

Maurice Langhorne Civil War letter [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1052

Maurice Langhorne letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0375
Scope and Contents Letter (June 19, 1861) from Maurice Langhorne of Lynchburg to Gov. John Letcher, requesting that William R. Musser be released from military duty in order to conduct essential war service in Lynchburg. Langhorne states that Musser is active in supplying the troops and is also a skilled mechanic. The document is endorsed on the verso by several officers, including General Robert E. Lee. Lee declined the request.

Raleigh E. Colston papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0386
Scope and Contents The collection consists of two items. One letter of recommendation (ALS, July 7, 1866) written by General Robert E. Lee on behalf of General Colston. One volume, ca. 100 pages"Report on the Northern and Central Kordofan" (Cairo: printing Office of the General Staff, 1878); attached to this book are photographs of Colston wearing his Egyptian Army uniform, ca. 1878, and of Major H. G. Prout, Col. Egyptian Army; and miscellaneous other reports, 1878-1876.

Robert E. Lee and Lee Family miscellaneous papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0237
Scope and Contents Bulk consists of miscellaneous papers of Robert E. Lee and Mary Curtis Lee, including documents bearing their signatures. Also, one letter (1926) from Mrs. William A. Anderson to Sydney B. Williamson relating the history of a quilt made by Mrs. Lee that was donated to the VMI Museum.In addition, there is one letter from Henry Lee III (Light Horse Harry), the father of Robert E. Lee, dated July 7, 1779. ...

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

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

Robert E. Lee Mexican War Maps.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0277
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 30 original military maps owned by Robert E. Lee. The bulk (28 items) were used by Lee in Mexico, 1846-1848, when he was serving as a Captain in the U.S. Army Engineers Corps. Two of the maps were drawn by Lee and bear his signature. These maps comprise one of the most comprehensive cartographic resources for the study of the Mexican War. In addition to the Mexican War material, the collection contains two Crimean War era maps - Sevastopol and Kronstadt -...

Robert E. Lee Mexican War Maps. [digital]

 Digital Collection
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll10