Address at the University Chapel regarding R. E. Lee.

Title

Address at the University Chapel regarding R. E. Lee.

Subject

Speeches, addresses, etc.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870

Description

Transcribed in this journal is a previously undiscovered address on R. E. Lee, given by Nelson in what is now Lee Chapel in a weekly morning seminar. Describing, in detail, Lee’s initial ride into town through the intricacies of his funeral, he gives a personal and revealing perspective on Lee; one that paints Lee in a brilliant, intellectual, caring, and progressive light. Nelson also charts the development of the university under Lee. This powerful document has recently been completely transcribed. The front page is displayed here.

Creator

Nelson, Alexander Lockhart

Date

3/14/1905

Language

en_US

Type

Text

Identifier

http://hdl.handle.net/11021/32650

Files

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Citation

Nelson, Alexander Lockhart, “Address at the University Chapel regarding R. E. Lee.,” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed September 20, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/535.