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Robert E. Lee, General (Confederate).

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Identifier: P0084-0240

Title: Robert E. Lee, General (Confederate).

Description: Bust portrait of a man in uniform. "GENL. LEE." (printed below image). "Major Clarke Infantry retreating In good Order." (written vertically on reverse side of image). "Bruskett [?] Comd Officer" (written on reverse side of image). There is a picture of a lady drawn on the reverse side of image. The drawing of the lady on the reverse side of image may be representative of the nickname given Lee (Old Granny) because the figure is wearing glasses or it could represent Maj. Clarke who "retreated in good order" (like a woman?).

Rights:

Place: United States
Massachusetts
Boston

Dates: 1861-1865

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: L. Prang and Co., Boston

Subjects: Robert E. Lee
Civil War, 1861-1865
Portrait
man
Armed Forces
uniform
confederate
General
Army of Northern Virginia
General-in-Chief of Confederate States Army
Mexican War, 1846-1848
L. Prang and Co.
soldier

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