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General Robert E. Lee and Traveller

Robert E. Lee and his horse, Traveller: One of the greatest human-equine partnerships of all time. And a true "love at first sight" story. . .get out your hankies horse lovers! Read our blog story!:

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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.

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1862...General Robert E. Lee was placed in command of the Army of North Virginia

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Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee & Traveller. Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee & Traveller Traveller was by far the most famous horse ridden during the Civil War. Gen. Lee's saddle & horse tack is on display at the Museum of the Confederacy Richmond VA.

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OUR NATIONAL HERO...Robert E. Lee... embodied all the qualities we Southerners admire!!!

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The photograph above shows General Robert E. Lee on Traveler. It was on April 9, 1865 that Lee Surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse.

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Robert E Lee

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Fact: Robert E. Lee of the confederate army remains the only person ever to have graduated from the West Point Military Academy without a single demerit.

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

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Robert E. Lee and William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, circa 1845

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