PGBC Senior Prom - Stepping Out In Elegance - August 10th

Lexington, Va: 15 Oct 1868

Dear Sir


I have no record of the number of battles in which I have been engaged & regret that I am unable to give you the information you desire. 

Very respy,

R E Lee


Mr. Geo. Henry Pierce[1]


Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box , Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall


Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 September 29




[1] Pierce was the son of Hiram Dwight Pierce (1810-1866) of Troy, New York. George served with New York infantry forces during the war, first as a private and later as a colonel. Letters between him and his father can be found at California State University in Sacramento.