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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The friendship between Lee and Scott. (search)
r written by Captain R. E. Lee to his brother, Sidney Smith Lee, of the navy. It is dated City of Mexico, 4thnner about various family and and social matters, Captain Lee says: Your commendations upon the conduct od be generous in exercising it. We have said that Lee's friendship for Scott, thus begun, grew stronger as rikingly brought out in the circumstances under which Lee, despite the remonstrances of Scott, resigned his comng the earlier stages of the secession excitement Colonel Lee was with his regiment in Texas, and under date ofnative Virginia. If any influence could have swerved Lee from his purpose, it was his friendship for his comma General Scott, I found, soon after his death, in General Lee's private letter book, in his own well-known handor Cameron had stated on the floor of the Senate that Lee had sought to obtain the chief command of the army, adent Union man—repelled the charge, and thereupon General Lee wrote him as follows: Lexington, Va., Februar
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The cruise of the Shenandoah. (search)
King anchored and her consort was secured alongside. It was perfectly smooth and a sequestered place, where there was little chance of observation or interruption. A rapid transfer of everything from the hold of the Laurel to the deck and hold of the Sea King was made, on October 19. Her officers were: Lieutenant Commanding James I. Waddell, C. S. N., from North Carolina; W. C. Whittle, Virginia, first lieutenant and executive officer; Lieutenants John Grimball, South Carolina; Sidney Smith Lee, Jr., Virginia; F. T. Chew, Missouri, and D. M. Scales, Tennessee; Irvine S. Bulloch, Georgia, sailing master; C. E. Lining, South Carolina, surgeon; Matthew O'Brien, Louisiana, chief engineer; W. B. Smith, Louisiana, paymaster; Orris A. Brown, Virginia, and John T. Mason, Virginia, passed midshipmen, all regular officers in the Confederate States Navy, and F. J. McNulty, Ireland, acting assistant surgeon, and C. H. Codd, Maryland, acting first assistant engineer; John Hutchinson, Scotla
; first, with Matilda, daughter of Philip Ludwell Lee, by whom he had a son (Henry) and a daughter (Lucy); and afterwards with Ann, daughter of Charles Carter, of Shirley, by whom he had three sons Charles Carter, Robert Edmund and Sidney Smith, and two daughters, Ann and Mildred. General Henry Lee resided at Stratford. Henry Lee, the son of the first wife, was a major in the war of 1812, and wrote the "Strictures on the Writings of Jefferson"; also, a Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. Sidney Smith Lee was a commodore in the old United States navy, and is now chief of the Bureau of Orders and Detail, Navy Department, in Richmond. He commanded at Drewry's Bluff for a long time. Robert Edmund Lee is at Petersburg — the General Lee of this day. He married Miss Custis, of Arlington, in Alexandria county, the daughter and heiress of George Washington Parke Custis, the adopted son of General Washington, who married Mrs. Custis, his mother. General Lee has three sons--Brigadier-G