Robert E. Lee family collection, 1838-1870.

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Robert E. Lee family collection, 1838-1870.

Robert E. Lee family collection, 1838-1870.

The Robert E. Lee Family Collection contains the correspondence and ephemera of Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870), as well as that of his immediate family: wife Mary Custis Lee (1808-1873), daughters Mary (1835-1918), Anne (1839-1862), Agnes (1841-1873), and Mildred (1846-1904), and sons George Washington Custis (1832-1913), William Henry Fitzhugh (1837-1891), and Robert, Jr. (1843-1914).

3 boxes.

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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1843-1914

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Robert Edward Lee was the youngest of the three sons of Gen. Robert E. Lee (1807-1870). After attending the University of Virginia, 1860-62, Lee enlisted in the Rockbridge Artillery of the Confederate Army where he served as a lieutenant under his brother Rooney Lee. He later served under his cousin Gen. Fitz Lee and was promoted to Captain. For more biographical information on the Lee brothers. See John W. Wayland, ROBERT E. LEE AND HIS FAMILY. Staunton, Va: McClure Printing Co., 1951. ...

Lee, Annie Carter, 1839-1862

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Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

Lee, Agnes, 1841-1873

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

Lee family

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Lee, Mildred Childe, -1905

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Lee, Mary Custis, 1835-1918

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Mary Custis Lee was the eldest daughter of General Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Randolph (Custis) Lee of "Arlington House" in what is now Arlington, Va. Very close to her father, she never married and traveled the world and the United States after his death, and was particular favorite of Confederate veterans and European nobility alike. As unofficial family archivist, Mary Custis Lee collected materials relating to her parents' lives and to the lives and careers of her Custis family ancestors as...

Confederate States of America. Army of Northern Virginia

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The Army of Northern Virginia was the primary military force of the Confederate States of America's Eastern Theater. Organized on June 20, 1861, as the Army of the Potomac, it soon incorporated the armies of the Shenandoah, Harpers Ferry, and the Northwest. The army's name changed to Army of Northern Virginia on March 14, 1862. It surrendered to the Northern Army of the Potomac at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865. From the description of Confederate States of America, Army of ...

Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1873

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Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee (b. Oct. 1, 1807, Boyce, VA–d. Nov. 5, 1873, Lexington, VA) was descended from several colonial and Southern families, including the Parke Custises, Fitzhughs, Dandriges, Randolphs, Rolfes, and Gerards. She is a descendant from Charles Calvert, 5th Baron Baltimore, making her a descendant of Charles II of England and Scotland and of William Fitzhugh. She was the only surviving child of George Washington Parke Custis, President George Washington's step-grandson and...

Lee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891

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James Barron Hope was born 23 March 1829 in Norfolk, Virginia. He was the grandson of James Barron and son of Wilton and Jane A. (Barron) Hope. James Barron Hope graduated from the College of William and Mary. He practiced law and was commonwealth's attorney for Norfolk. He married Anne Beverley Whiting. The couple had two daughters, Jane A. Barron (Janey Barron Marr) and Nanny Hope. Hope is known primarily for his poetry, serving as the official poet of the 250th anniversary of the Jamestown se...

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 ...