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Lexington (Va.) -- History

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

General Robert E. Lee visits the grave of Stonewall Jackson [lithograph], 1870

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Scope and Contents Currier and Ives black and white lithograph depicting visit of General Robert E. Lee at the grave of General Stonewall Jackson in Lexington, Virginia. This view is alleedly based on a soldier's sketch.

Letter to Mrs. Thomas Botts Nalle, 1870 October 16

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. The letter contains a detailed account of the death and funeral of General Robert E. Lee. Nalle describes mourning activities at VMI, Washington College, and Lexington, standing guard over Lee's body with four other cadets, and the funeral procession. The letter also mentions a flood in Rockbridge County, Virginia that destroyed canal locks, bridges, and other property.