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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1807 - 1870

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jefferson Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0404
Abstract This is a collection of mostly personal correspondence of Jefferson Davis and his family members, in both the United States and Europe. This collection also includes three folders of photographs and other visual materials.
Dates: 1823-1917

Newspaper articles on Confederate artifacts, 1940-1978

 File — Box: WSC002, Folder: W0150.09
Scope and Contents Of these two articles from Birmingham, Alabama, newspapers, one describes Confederate First Lady Varina Davis's jewelry that is on display at the White House of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama; several of the pieces are photographed. The other is a letter to the editor debunking the romantic story of General Robert E. Lee's surrendering his sword to General Ulysses S. Grant at Appomatox, Virginia. The writer ends with a quote from General Grant, written years later, that states "The...
Dates: 1940-1978

Tentative register of Robert E. Lee books in Lexington, Virginia : typescript

 Collection
Identifier: W-0126
Overview Seventy-one page typescript identifies books in Lexington, Virginia, that were once part of Robert E. Lee's personal library
Dates: 1978