Robert E. Lee

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thecivilwarparlor: “George Washington Custis Lee, also known as Custis Lee, or “Boo” was the eldest son of Robert E. Lee His grandfather—George Washington Custis—was the step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington.(George and Martha Washington.

George Washington Custis Lee, known as Boo. Eldest son of Robert E. Lee

was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War.

General Robert E Lee.

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Mary Custis Lee and Robert E. Lee Jr 1845 - Mary Anna Custis Lee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Time Pictures, Vintage Images, Us History, Women In History, American Civil War, American History

October 1, 1808: Born, Mary Anna Custis Lee. The wife of Robert E. Lee was a descendant of Martha Washington, and a third cousin to her husband. She was a small woman, vivacious and intelligent, and loved to discuss politics with her husband. Regarding her housekeeping, her husband said, "Mrs. L is somewhat addicted to laziness and forgetfulness in her housekeeping…but she does her best, or in her mother's words, 'The Spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.'"

Mrs. Robert E. Lee - Mary Anne Custis

William Henry Fitzhugh Lee or Rooney Lee. Second son of Robert E. Lee and a Confederate cavalry general.

William Henry Fitzhugh “Rooney” Lee (1837-1891) -...

Civil War Confederate Major General, US Congressman. He was the third child and second son of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. After graduation from Harvard University he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army, serving from 1857 until he resigned in 1859 to become a planter. At the start of the...

Statue of General Robert E. Lee located in Lee Park in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Statue of General Robert E. Lee located in Lee Park in Charlottesville, Virginia.