Robert E Lee

Robert Edward Lee

  • American


Commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Lieutenant Colonel Robert E Lee, resigned in 1861 5th Cavalry Regiment, US Army 1829 1861
Superintendent of the Military Academy at West Point US Army Corps of Engineer 1829 1855
Commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Confederate States Army 1861 1865

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg
Significant name Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University Lexington
1807/01/19 Born Born Stratford Hall Lerty Robert E Lee's Birthday
1811/00/00 William Henry Fitzhugh rents his Alexandria home to the Lee family Robert E Lee Boyhood Home Alexandria
1825/00/00 Robert E Lee is the 13th student to enroll in Benjamin Hallowell's new school. Education Lloyd House Alexandria
1829/00/00 Robert E Lee graduates second in his class from West Point, US Military Academy Education US Military Academy West Point United States Military Academy Class of 1829
1831/00/00 Robert E Lee stationed at Fort Monroe Post Fort Monroe Hampton
1831/06/30 Mary Custis marries Robert E Lee Groom Arlington House Arlington National Cemetery Marriage of Mary Custis and Robert E Lee
1834/00/00 Anna Maria Mason marries Sydney Smith Lee Guest Christ Church Alexandria Marriage of Anna Maria Mason and Sydney Smith Lee
1861/00/00 Robert E Lee accepts John Stewart's offer to use his home, becomes bachelor's quarters for Confederate officers 1861-1864 Stewart-Lee House Richmond
1861/00/00 General Robert E Lee prays from pew Number 43 at St Michael's Church. Faith St Michael's Episcopal Church Charleston
1861/04/18 In the office, just inside the Blair House front door, Francis P Blair, acting on Lincoln's orders, offers Colonel of the 2nd Cavalry, Robert E Lee command of the Union Army. Lee declined. Rebel Blair House Washington, DC Prelude to the American Civil War
1861/09/21 General Robert E Lee uses Deitz Farm as headquarters for 2 days Confederate Commander Deitz Farm Meadow Bluff
1861/10/21 General Lee uses Deitz Farm as headquarters for 9 days Confederate Commander Deitz Farm Meadow Bluff
1861/12/11 General Robert E Lee stays at Alston House after a fire threatens his safety at the Charleston Hotel. Visitor Edmondston-Alston House Charleston Charleston's Great Fire of 1861
1862/08/30 Confederate commander Manassas Battlefield Historic District - Stony Ridge Sudley Springs Second Battle of Bull Run
1862/09/17 Robert E Lee commands the 38000-man Army of Northern Virginia Confederate Commander Antietam National Battlefield Sharpsburg Battle of Antietam
1862/12/13 Robert E Lee has breakfast at Braehead Confederate Commander Braehead Fredericksburg Battle of Fredericksburg
1863/06/00 Robert E Lee's headquarters, on the way to Gettysburg Confederate Commander Saratoga Boyce
1863/07/04 General Robert E Lee, General J E B Stuart and several of their officers dine at The Fairfield Inn Visitor Fairfield Inn Fairfield
1864/00/00 Confederate Commander Petersburg National Battlefield Petersburg Siege of Petersburg
1865/04/07 While camping on Cumberland Rd near the Cumberland Presbyterian Church (Rt 45) Robert Lee receives a message from US Grant (headquartered at the now demolished Farmville Hotel, Farmville) recommending the surrender the Army of Northern Virginia. Confederate Commander Cumberland Presbyterian Church Farmville Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House
1865/04/09 Robert E Lee surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S Grant Confederate Commander Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Appomattox End of the American Civil War
1865/04/09 Robert E Lee surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia to Ulysses S Grant Confederate Commander Appomattox Court House National Historical Park Appomattox Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House
1865/05/00 Robert Lee stays at John Stewart's house from April to June after surrendering at Appomattox Confederate Commander Stewart-Lee House Richmond Battles of Appomattox Station and Court House
1865/09/18 Rober E Lee stays at Mulberry Hill before becomeing President of Washington College Mulberry Hill Lexington
1865/10/02 Robert E Lee becomes president of Washington College Workplace Washington and Lee University Historic District Lexington
1867/00/00 Lee family vacations 3 summers in Baltimore Row cottages at The Greenbrier Visitor The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs
1870/03/31 Robert E Lee spends two nights, 30th and 31st, at the Planter's Hotel at 945 Broad, NW corner of Macartan St (demolished). Hundreds pay their respects during the forenoon of 31 March. Guest of Honor Broad Street Historic District Augusta
1870/10/12 Died Significant Date Event
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