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Monument to General Robert E. Lee, Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Alternate title:Statue of General Robert E. Lee, Charlottesville, Virginia
Summary:Monument to General Robert E. Lee, Charlottesville, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "General Robert E. Lee was born at Stratford, Va. in 1807. As Commander in Chief of the Confederate forces during the Civil War, this statue has been erected in his honor in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which state the last decisive battle of the Civil War was fought. Lee died in 1870." Postcard number: 7570.
Provider:Monticello News Company
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Charlottesville
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Charlottesville
Topical subjects:United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Monuments & memorials
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
War, Military
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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