Portrait of George Washington Custis Lee (1832-1913)

ID: SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_008]

Creator: Anderson, D. H (David H.) 1827-1905

Form/Genre: Photographs

Date: 1876

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_008

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Subject

Lee, George Washington Custis 1832-1913

Notes

  • SPS Copy No. 83-12518
  • Also known as Custis Lee, was the eldest son of Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Custis Lee. His grandfather George Washington Custis was the step-grandson and adopted son of George Washington and grandson of Martha Custis Washington. He served as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, primarily as an aide-de-camp to President Jefferson Davis, and succeeded his father as president of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.
  • Printed on recto: Anderson / Richmond, Va.

Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 27D, Image No. SIA_000095_B27D_008

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

1876

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  • No Copyright - United States

Topic

Portraits

Form/Genre

Photographs

Local number

SIA RU000095 [SIA_000095_B27D_008]

Physical description

Cartes-de-visite (card photographs); 4 x 2.5;

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