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Mexican War (1846-1848)

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ancrum B. Burr to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-06

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 58
Scope and Contents

This letter by Ancrum B. Burr is addressed to Robert E. Lee. She wishes for her son, Edward Johnston, to attend Washington College and would like a circular. Burr also says that Edward's father may have graduated from the United States Military Academy around the same time as Lee, but that he died in the Mexican-American War.

Dates: 1866-05-06

Lee-Jackson Foundation collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists of primarly correspondence written by members of the Lee family. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, their children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis, and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall”...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1775-1913

Lithograph of Antonio López de Santa Anna

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0362
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a lithograph of Antonio López de Santa Anna, who was the President of Mexico during the Mexican-American War. There is a handwritten note at the bottom which reads "Brought back from Mexico by General Robert E. Lee, when he returned from the War. Presented to the Library of Washington and Lee University by Mary Custis Lee October 25, 1913."

Dates: circa 1847