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    AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ¥ This is a rare picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveler, looking tired, muddy & miserable with the weight of the Confederate world on his shoulders.

  • Catherine Ligon

    This is a picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveler. What a beautiful horse.

  • Cynthia Lockley

    This is a picture of General Robert E Lee with Traveller. Read the wonderful description of how General Lee acquired Traveller...

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Lee to Davis regarding the loss at Gettysburg Mr. President Your note of the 27 enclosing a slip from the Charleston Mercury relative to the battle of Gettysburg is received. I much regret its general censure upon the operations of the army, as it is calculated to do us no good either at home or abroad. But I am prepared for similar criticism & as far as I am concerned the remarks fall harmless.

General Robert E. Lee.  This photograph was taken just days after his surrender at Appomattox by the famous Matthew Brady behind General Lee's home in Richmond, VA.

This photograph shows General Robert E. Lee. The picture was taken by Mathew Brady, shortly after Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Lee is wearing his confederate uniform. At the time the photograph was taken, it was unclear what punishment might be given to Lee for his pivotal role in the Civil War.

Robert E Lee rode his mount over 40 miles a day, on rough roads and in battle; and his quick Pace and eager spirit covered so much ground that Lee re-named him "Traveller"

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General Lee He has just arrived in Richmond from Appomattox, where he had signed the surrender terms, and is seated in the basement of his Franklin Street residence between his son, Major-General G. W. C. Lee, and his aide, Colonel Walter Taylor.

General Robert E Lee at Appomattox Courthouse, VA during surrender of the Confederate Army to General Ulysses Grant

Mary Custis Lee, daughter of famed Confederate General Robert E. Lee. 1914

I was born and raised in Virginia. Though I'm very glad the South lost the Civil War, Gen. Lee was a great leader and a good man and I think it would be especially interesting to seat him by President Lincoln. I would, of course, ask him to bring his noble horse, Traveller.

"What a cruel thing war is... to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors" - Robert E Lee