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dc.creatorLee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
dc.descriptionRobert E. Lee gives General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, also known as William "Rooney" Lee, permission for the impressment of African Americans for repairing railroad lines (Weldon Railroad) around Petersburg. This note is the draft of a telegram and is neither physically written nor signed by Lee himself.en_US
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dc.subject.lccWeldon Railroad (Petersburg, Va.)en_US
dc.subject.lcshImpressment -- 1860-1870en_US
dc.subject.lcshRailroads -- Virginia -- History -- 1860-1870en_US
dc.subject.lcshLee, William Henry Fitzhugh, 1837-1891en_US
dc.subject.lcshConfederate States of America. Army -- Officers -- Correspondenceen_US
dc.subject.lcshUnited States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondenceen_US
dc.titleDraft of telegram to General William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, February 4, 1865 (correspondence)en_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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  • Coll. 0064 - Robert E. Lee Papers
    These letters represent W&L's collection which documents aspects of Lee's life and career as a soldier, educator, friend, and father.

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