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y concur in the commendation of the living.
R. E. Lee, General.’ All Virginia concurred in these s West Virginia, and attracted the notice of General Lee in 1861.
Lee's affection for it was very dLee's affection for it was very deep and strong.
On it he rode from Richmond to Lexington to assume his duties as president of Washat is the whole time since we parted.
Robert E. Lee
The notable feature of this poem is tief and satisfaction at hearing of the death of Lee, even as I did draw it at hearing of the death rences of opinion may exist as to the course of Lee when his choice was made, of Lee as a foe and tto the National, Government.
After the war General Lee made small effort to recover the property, sons have kept the terms accepted there by Robert E. Lee, and turned defeat into victory. day, demt, from his letter, I extract the following:
Lee was essentially a Virginian.
His sword was Virks.
After the war he resumed his studies under Lee's presidency; and, on one occasion, delivered a
ad of one is pillowed upon the other's breast. As if two loving brothers, wearied with work and play, Had fallen asleep together, at close of the summer day. Foeman were they, and brothers?—Again the battle's din, With its sullen, cruel answer, from far away breaks in.
Music in camp
The setting of this poem is immediately after the battle of Chancellorsville, May 1-4, 1863.
for some three weeks the armies were encamped on opposite banks of the Rappahannock, before Lee's invasion of the North ending in the battle of Gettysburg.
Historically, the intercourse between the soldiers had been much freer during the preceding winter and spring, between the battle of Fredericksburg and the opening of the Chancellorsville campaign.
Apart from the thickest fray—a scene of 1865 Confederate and Union dead, side by side, in the trenches at Fort Mahone
This spectacle of April 3d, the day after Grant's army stormed the Petersburg defenses, is a strikingly real ill