Letter : Washington D.C. to Col. Lorenzo Thomas, Adjutant General, U.S. Army, 1861 April 1.

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letter : Washington D.C. to Col. Lorenzo Thomas, Adjutant General, U.S. Army, 1861 April 1.

Letter : Washington D.C. to Col. Lorenzo Thomas, Adjutant General, U.S. Army, 1861 April 1.

Lee acknowledges Thomas' orders of February 1861 transferring him from Texas to the First Cavalry near Washington, D.C. Also included is some printed biographical information on Lee and Thomas.

1 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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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 ...