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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Beauregard's report of the battle of Drury's Bluff. (search)
st. Personally he may, until this visit, have been a stranger to most of us, but his name and his military life have been for years familiar with us all. He bears the cognomen of that noble hero, whose nephew he is, and whose fame is immortal. It will never be, or if it shall, not until memory and gratitude are both forgotten, that there shall be lacking in Savannah a welcome to a Lee of that Virginia stock, which gave us the patriot brothers of the first Revolution, their great cousin, Harry Lee of the Legion, and his greater son — in the Chevalier, sans peur et sans reproche—our second Washington. The knightly graces of this household, and the golden honors it has won in a century and a half will never be forgotten, but reproduced, as they have been, in each generation, and coupled with the personal merits of each individual inheritor, the law of noblesse oblige will ever preserve them. For gallantry in war, for manliness in peace, for faithfulness to principle, for eloquent vi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Editorial paragraph. (search)
st. Personally he may, until this visit, have been a stranger to most of us, but his name and his military life have been for years familiar with us all. He bears the cognomen of that noble hero, whose nephew he is, and whose fame is immortal. It will never be, or if it shall, not until memory and gratitude are both forgotten, that there shall be lacking in Savannah a welcome to a Lee of that Virginia stock, which gave us the patriot brothers of the first Revolution, their great cousin, Harry Lee of the Legion, and his greater son — in the Chevalier, sans peur et sans reproche—our second Washington. The knightly graces of this household, and the golden honors it has won in a century and a half will never be forgotten, but reproduced, as they have been, in each generation, and coupled with the personal merits of each individual inheritor, the law of noblesse oblige will ever preserve them. For gallantry in war, for manliness in peace, for faithfulness to principle, for eloquent vi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Unveiling of Valentine's Recumbent figure of Lee at Lexington, Va., June 28th, 1883. (search)
States, the son of that renowned Light Horse Harry Lee, who was the devoted friend and compatriot o had been a class-mate and special friend of Harry Lee at Princeton College; and at the first meetirustees after the battle of Lexington, while Harry Lee was donning his sword for battle, they baptihis old class-mate at Princeton, Light Horse Harry Lee, the friend of Washington, had something to ition of William Graham, the college mate of Harry Lee, has been realized beyond its sweetest dreamlogy pronounced by his own sire, Light Horse Harry Lee: First in Peace, first in War, and first in ast with the greatest captains of all time, and Lee the Patriot, has universal homage. It is now ot I would speak: In personal appearance, General Lee was a man whom once to see was ever to remeld, and at the head of his troops, a glimpse of Lee, was an inspiration. His figure was as distinctainments. The intellectual abilities of General Lee were of the highest order, and his attainme[3 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Address of General Dabney H. Maury at the Reunion of Confederate veterans, Maury camp, no. 2, Fredericksburg, Va., August 23, 1883. (search)
ers. Judge Critcher arose and said: I beg to interrupt the gentleman for one moment while I call over the names of a few slave-owners in my parish in Virginia, who were born and bred in slavery, and who for elevation of character, education and surpassing intellect cannot be matched by the whole State of Massachusetts. The plantation adjoining mine on the north is Wakefield, where George Washington was born. Next to me on the south is Stratford, where Richard Henry Lee and Light Horse Harry Lee were born. Next to Stratford comes Chantilly, where Arthur Lee, Francis Lightfoot Lee, Charles Lee and William Lee were born. If the gentleman will ride with me six miles I'll take him to Monroe's Creek, where President Monroe was born; if he will ride with me half an hour longer I will take him to Port Conway, where President Madison was born; if he will then stand with me in my portico I will show him, over the tree-tops, the chimney-stacks of the baronial mansion where Robert E. Lee f