Robert E. Lee Papers (#422-z) 1847; 1862-1869

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Robert E. Lee Papers (#422-z), 1847; 1862-1869

Robert E. Lee Papers (#422-z) 1847; 1862-1869

Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the Confederate Army and military advisor to Jefferson Davis, 1861-1862; commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1862-1865; general in chief of all Confederate armies, 1865; president of Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), 1865-1870. The collection includes two original letters from Robert E. Lee, one, 10 April 1866, to Perrin Busbee about the latter's appointment to West Point, and one, 16 November 1863, to R. H. Graves, about locating the remains of Captain H. A. Gordon at Gettysburg; miscellaneous copies of items by Lee, including a copy of a letter, 4 May 1863, from Lee to Stonewall Jackson; newspaper clippings about Lee; and an 1847 detailed pen-and-ink drawing of routes from Mexico City to Zacaticas, Mexico, complied by Lee as captain in the United States Army Corps of Engineers during the War with Mexico, 1845-1848.

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A study of the Herendeen Bay area coal seams was ordered by Brigadier General Lloyd E. Jones in 1942. The report was prepared by Lt. Richard H. Yost of the 151st Engineer Regiment. An examination of the area was made in 1943 by Lt. Col. C.W. Jeffers of the Quartermaster Corps and Robert S. Sanford of the Bureau of Mines; the report of their survey was prepared by George O. Gates in 1944. From the description of Herendeen Bay Coal Fields Reports, 1942-1944. (Unknown). WorldCat record ...

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...