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Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.1513
Scope and Contents Reply to request of Dion C. Pharr for information concerning Washington College. Photostat negative.
Dates: 1867

Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0394
Scope and Contents Photostats of letters written by Lee: April 20, 1861 letters to Winfield Scott and Lt. Roger Jones, resigning his commission and explaining that "Save in the defense of my native state, I never desire again to draw my sword;" January 8, 1863 to Mrs. Sarah A. Lawton; August 24, 1865 to the Board of Trustees of Washington College concerning his election to the presidency of that school; January 27 and July 7, 1866 letters to Reverdy Johnson respecting the estate...
Dates: 1861-1867

William E. Brooks (1875-1960), Collector, Papers

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Collection Number: A&M.0485
Overview Civil War materials collected by Dr. Brooks in writing his biographies of Grant and Lee. Included are pamphlets, scrapbooks, newspapers, photographs, and originals and copies of soldiers' letters, journals, and military reports. There are typed copies of a journal, 3 November-2 December 1863, of a civilian observer in Tennessee, who was at Grant's headquarters at the Battle of Chattanooga; letters, 1861-1864, of William Ludwig, a private in the Thirty-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry in Fayette,...
Dates: ca. 1825-1944

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