• The Lees of Virginia
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  • The Lees of Virginia
  • The Lees of Virginia

The Lee Family Digital Archive is the largest online source for primary source materials concerning the Lee family of Virginia. It contains published and unpublished items, some well known to historians, others that are rare or have never before been put online. We are always looking for new letters, diaries, and books to add to our website. Do you have a rare item that you would like to donate or share with us? If so, please contact our curator, Colin Woodward, about how you can contribute to this historic project.



Headquarters ANVa

April 15th 1863

Col R L. Walker




I have learned through a letter from Col Crutchfield that the commissions of certain field officers of artillery belonging to this army were sent to me from Richmond by you. Please inform me if this is so what you did with them and what were the directions you received concerning them

I have the honour to be

Very respectfully

Your obt servt

R E Lee




Reuben Lindsay Walker (1827-1890) a native of Virginia. He served in the major battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia. After the war, he moved to Alabama and worked in the railroads. He died in Virginia and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.

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