Lee, Robert Edward

Robert Edward Lee, Brady image, circa 1865, detail
Life span
01/19/1807—10/12/1870

Life Summary

Full name
  Robert Edward Lee
Birth Date Certainty
  Exact
Death Date Certainty
  Exact
Gender
  Male
Race
  White
Sectional choice
  South
Origins
  Slave State
No. of Spouses
  1
No. of Children
  7
Family
 
Henry Lee (father), Ann Hill Carter (mother), Mary Anne Randolph Custis (wife, 1831),
Education
  West Point (US Military Academy)
Occupation
  Military
  Educator
Military
  US military (Pre-Civil War)
  Confederate Army

Census Snapshot

Household Size in 1860
  7
Children in 1860
  6
Occupation in 1860
  U.S. Army
Residence in 1860
Wealth in 1860
  80000
Marital status in 1860
  Married

Note Cards

Events

Documents

Subject
 
Date Title
10/21/1859 New York Times, “Latest Dispatches,” October 21, 1859
05/31/1863 New York Herald, “What is the Rebel Army of Virginia About?,” May 31, 1863
06/10/1863 Abraham Lincoln to Joseph Hooker, June 10, 1863
06/10/1863 Abraham Lincoln, Telegram to Joseph Hooker, June 10, 1863
06/12/1863 Abraham Lincoln to Erastus Corning and others, June 12, 1863
06/17/1863 Lowell (MA) Citizen & News, “Points of Present Interest,” June 17, 1863
06/26/1863 New York Times, “A Word to Pennsylvania,” June 26, 1863
06/28/1863 Henry Ginder to Mary Ginder, June 28, 1863
07/01/1863 New York Herald, “The Rebel Occupation of Carlisle,” July 1, 1863
07/03/1863 Philadelphia (PA) North America and United States Gazette, “A Desperate Battle At Gettysburg,” July 3, 1863
07/04/1863 New York Times, “The Campaign in Pennsylvania,” July 4, 1863
07/06/1863 New York Times, “Details From Our Special Correspondent,” July 6, 1863
07/06/1863 New York Times, “What Pennsylvania has Escaped,” July 6, 1863
07/07/1863 Chicago (IL) Tribune, “A Great Peril Escaped,” July 7, 1863
07/08/1863 Raleigh (NC) Register, “The News,” July 8, 1863
07/09/1863 Fayetteville (NC) Observer, “Gen. Lee Again Victorious!,” July 9, 1863
07/15/1863 George D. Chenoweth to James W. Marshall, July 15, 1863
07/16/1863 New Haven (NH) Palladium,“Port Hudson,” July 16, 1863
08/26/1863 Abraham Lincoln to James C. Conkling, August 26, 1863
04/10/1865 Recollection of Confederate Captain George Baylor, April 10, 1865
04/28/1865 Entry by Kate Stone, April 28, 1865

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