Letters of Robert E. Lee [manuscript] 1861 Aug. 21 & 25.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letters of Robert E. Lee [manuscript] 1861 Aug. 21 & 25.

Letters of Robert E. Lee [manuscript] 1861 Aug. 21 & 25.

Alfred Beckley writes to Lee regarding the formation of his regiment and the refusal of some companies to be mustered in. Lee writes to John B. Floyd regarding Beckley's case.

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Floyd, John B. (John Buchanan), 1806-1863

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John Swank, a native of Augusta County, Va., settled near Singers Glen, Rockingham County, Va., where he lived until his death just before the outbreak of the Civil War. He was a member of the Lutheran Church and is buried at St. John's [Lutheran Church, Rockingham County.]. From the description of Land grant, 1849 March 31, to John Swank. (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). WorldCat record id: 15347747 Biographical note: Politician; John Buchanan Floyd was Governor of Virgi...

Beckley, Alfred, 1802-1888

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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 ...