Robert E. Lee Autograph With a Portrait

  • Robert E. Lee Autograph.

Robert E. Lee Autograph.


Item Number: 79082

Robert E. Lee cut signature framed with a mezzotint bust portrait from circa 1870. Sessler’s Book Shop label on verso. Matted and framed.

Robert E. Lee was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865. A son of Revolutionary War officer Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee III, Lee was a top graduate of the United States Military Academy and an exceptional officer and military engineer in the United States Army for 32 years. During this time, he served throughout the United States, distinguished himself during the Mexican–American War, and served as Superintendent of the United States Military Academy.

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