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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870



  • Existence: 1807-01-19 - 1870-10-12

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colonel John Wilder Atkinson, 1872-1910

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence to and from Colonel John Wilder (J.W.) Atkinson, son of Rev. Thomas Atkinson and brother to Mary Mayo Atkinson Buel. Includes Atkinson's newspaper obituary, as well as a letter to Atkinson from Robert E. Lee, Jr. from 1904, asking if Atkinson had any recollections of his father, General Robert E. Lee, to share.

Dates: 1872-1910

Edmund McCaffray Collection

Identifier: SC-MS-166
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence and documents by and about Civil War General Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Custis Lee, his nephew Fitzhugh Lee, and additional Civil War contemporaries. Content varies from updates on medical care to military requests for promotions and reimbursements. It spans from the height of the war in 1863 to post-Reconstruction in 1885, and largely originates to and from Virginia, of where Robert E. Lee was in command. A selection of the letters focuses on his...
Dates: 1863-1885