|Photos of the resting places of American Presidents
and a few of their friends...Please Click on Pix to Enlarge!
|Robert was a Colonel in The United States Army for 32
Years, before being promoted to general in 1861 by
Jefferson Davis, President of The Confederacy, during The
American Civil War. Lee was finally defeated at
Gettysburg, in July of 1863, by General George Meade. He
surrendered at Appomattox Court House, in 1865, to
General U.S. Grant, who pursued Lee, in battle after battle,
until his army could no longer carry on. Robert died of a
stroke and pneumonia in September 1870, at the age of 69.
He is buried, along with his wife, seven children, and his
parents, underneath The Lee Chapel, at Washington and
Lee University, in Lexington, Virginia.
Traveller, his horse, is buried outside the front door.
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