Walter McElreath Papers, 1879-1963, undated.
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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 ...
During the Revolutionary War, those who remained loyal to England were labeled as "Tories" or "Loyalists." While some Loyalists were pardoned after pledging allegiance to the new country and joining Georgia militias and legions, all others were found guilty of treason. The Confiscation and Banishment Act of 1782 allowed the legislature to seize the property of all Loyalists, including the property of those who had fled the state. From the description of Loyalists papers, ca. 1782 (Ge...
Walter McElreath was an Atlanta attorney, businessman and chairman of the board of the Atlanta Federal Savings and Loan. He was also one of the founders of the Atlanta Historical Society. From the description of Walter McElreath papers, Me and my folks (xerox), circa 1900-1951. (University of Georgia). WorldCat record id: 316802846 Walter McElreath (1867-1951), lawyer and historian, Georgia House of Representatives (1908-1912), born in Cobb County, Georgia. From ...