Major Gen. George Washington Custis Lee (CSA)

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George Washington Custis Lee

Also Known As: "Boo"
Birthplace: Arlington Plant., Alexandria, Fairfax, VA.
Death: Died in Probably "Ravenworth", Fairfax, VA
Place of Burial: Wash. & Lee Univ, Lexington, , VA.
Immediate Family:

Son of General Robert E. Lee (CSA) and Mary Ann Randolph Lee (Custis)
Brother of Mary Custis Lee; Maj. General W. H. F. "Rooney" Lee (CSA); Anne Carter Lee; Nancy C Lee; Eleanor Agnes Lee and 2 others

Occupation: Major General to aide de camp to Confederate President Jefferson Davis, Civil War Confederate Major General
Managed by: Tina Marie Brown
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About Major Gen. George Washington Custis Lee (CSA)

Served as Major General in the Conderate Army and aide-de-camp to President Jefferson Davis

George Washington Custis Lee (September 16, 1832 – February 18, 1913), also known as Custis Lee, was the eldest son of Robert E. Lee and Mary Anna Custis Lee. He served as a Confederate general in the American Civil War, primarily as an aide-de-camp to President Jefferson Davis, finally got a field commission at the end of the war, was defeated in his first battle and was captured. The uniform he surrendered in can be seen in the Confederate Museum in Appomattox Va. . He donated it while alive in the late 1800 as the uniform General Lee surrendered in, which it is. His uniform. The uniform he surrendered in. Remember he is a "LEE" and never considered anyone would put two and two together. His father General Robert E. Lee surrendered in a uniform buttoned to the neck with his typical three stars at the collar on each side. After the War he succeeded his father as president of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia.

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  • 'George Washington Custis Lee1
  • 'M, #321615, b. 1832, d. 1913
  • Last Edited=3 Dec 2008
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  • ' George Washington Custis Lee was born in 1832.1 He was the son of General Robert Edward Lee and Mary Anna Randolph Custis.1 He died in 1913, unmarried.1
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  • 1.[S130] Wikipedia, online http;// Hereinafter cited as Wikipedia.
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Major Gen. George Washington Custis Lee (CSA)'s Timeline

September 16, 1832
Arlington Plant., Alexandria, Fairfax, VA.
February 18, 1913
Age 80
Probably "Ravenworth", Fairfax, VA
Wash. & Lee Univ, Lexington, , VA.