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WILLIAM H. F. LEE(1837 - 1891) Confederate major general of cavalry and son of R.E. Lee who fought at Chancellorsville, Fredericksburg, and surrendered at Appomattox. Fine content A.L.S. on his personal letterhead, 1p. 8vo., Burke's Station, Va., May 4, 1887 to Gen. R. D. Mussey, Sec. to the Army of the Cumberland. Lee thanks his fellow general for his invitation to: "...the unveiling of the statue to Gen'l [James] Garfield...I beg to express to you and your committee my high appreciation of the compliment conveyed by the same. It will give me great pleasure to be present...". Receiving docket at top, else very good.
Estimate $ 300-400

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