Stereograph

Date:
1871-1871

Post war stereoview of the National cemetery at Arlington Virginia. For Whiffle is visible on the Hill which was for black soldiers.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.1425
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1863-1863

The Louisville Journal, Louisville Kentucky, December 1, 1863. Front page includes reports on: Battle of Chattanooga, including full particulars. Also, on the front page is an article on How General Morgan Escaped from Prison. He was still on the loose when this paper was printed. Another article: "An estimate of Lee's Present Force". Also includes an article detailing the pickpocketing of a newspaper editor during Lincoln's reading of the Gettysburg Address.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.001
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Newspaper

Date:
1865-1865

The Richmond Whig, Richmond, Virginia from April 10, 1865. News of the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia. "The Grande Finale! Surrender of General Lee with the remnants of his Army! The War Virtually Ended! Form the Capitol of the Confederacy comes the news that the war between the states has come to a close. The Richmond Whig reports that General lee accepted Grant's proposals for their surrender,"

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.078
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Carte-de-visite

Date:
1869-1869

2004.002.142 Photograph, Robert E. Lee CDV of Robert E. Lee taken in 1869 by Lee Gallery of Richmond, VA. Signed (possibly a facsimile autograph). This photo was taken when Lee traveled to meet with General Joe Johnston for the last time. Hew was the President of Washington College at Lexington, VA.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.142
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Documents

Date:
1865-1865

Letter from General Fitzhugh Lee === War Date signed endorsement as Major General of Cavalry on February 2nd, 1865 concerning a cavalry trooper unable to find a horse. Also signed by his staff officer Colonel Minigrode.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.154
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Print, Photographic

Date:
1863-1863

Signed CDV vignette of General George Washington Custis Lee, taken by Anderson in Richmond, VA. Signed. Son of Robert E. Lee. Served on his father's staff and later commanded his own regiment. Army of Northern Virginia.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.180
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Box, Shadow

Date:
1870-1890

Shadow Box Ca. 1870's with white plaster bust of General Lee in profile. Black velvet background. Gold highlights. Frame is heavy oval oak, with finger-roll design.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.322
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Box, Shadow

Date:
1870

Large photograph of Robert E. Lee. Post war image. Black velvet background. Frame is heavy oval oak, with finger-roll design. Photograph taken by Miley of Lexington, VA just before Lee died.

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.002.323
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier