Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1863.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1863.

Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1863.

Newspaper clipping from the "Journal and Statesman" dated 7 July 1863, describing Lee's retreat from Gettyburg and the general situation after the battle. The article claims to be reporting information contained in a letter "received by a gentleman of high standing in this city, from a distinguished source in Washington." A manuscript notation in pencil adds, "This is from Judge Fisher at Washn. to Chief Justice Gilpin at this city. I saw the letter--It is reliable." This manuscript note also includes miscellaneous other information about the aftermath of the battle.

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Fisher, Judge.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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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 ...

Gilpin, Chief Justice.

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