Letter : Arlington, Va., to Lorenzo Thomas, New York, 1859 Oct. 1.
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Clergyman. From the description of William Eleazar Barton address, 1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453232 Minister First Congregational Church, Oak Park, Illinois, 1899-1924; author; Abraham Lincoln biographer. From the description of Papers, 1920s. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 77514474 Congregational clergyman, author. From the guide to the William E. Barton letter to Mr. Graff, 1900, (The New York Publi...
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 ...
Thomas was born in New Castle, Delaware. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1823, and was commissioned a second lieutenant in the 4th U.S. Infantry. He fought in the Seminole War in Florida and, during the Mexican–American War, he was the chief of staff to General William O. Butler. He received a brevet promotion to lieutenant colonel for Monterrey, which was made permanent in 1852. From 1853 to 1861, he served as chief of staff to the commanding general of the U.S. Army, Wi...