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Fitzhugh Lee Papers, 1866-1887

Fitzhugh Lee Papers, 1866-1887
Mss. 72s L51
9.0 Items
Scope and Contents
Letters written from Lee to Manning Marius Kimmel, a fellow Confederate officer and to other acquaintances concerning former Confederate officers, Reconstruction and Kimmel's experiences fighting as a mercenary with Maximilian in Mexico. Includes letter, 4 November 1875, discussing the participation of blacks in the dedication of the equestrian statue of Stonewall Jackson on Monument Avenue in Richmond and the typescript of the speech, 11 August 1875, made by W. H. Payne when nominating Lee for governor.
Lee, Fitzhugh (1835-1905)
African Americans
Jackson Statue (Richmond, Va.)
Kimmel, Manning Marius
Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Virginia
United States-- History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans

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Administrative Information

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Acquisition Note
Gifts of Gen. E. Sclater Montague (1972), Bartlett R. Burgwyn in honor of Dr. Davis Y. Paschall (1981), and Ronald van Klaussen (1982). Acc. 1983.33 Purchase from Joseph Rubinfine was received on 6/30/1983.
Preferred Citation
Fitzhugh Lee Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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