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Fitzhugh Lee
Birth: Nov. 19, 1835
Fairfax
Fairfax City
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1905
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Confederate Major General. He was the nephew of Robert E. Lee, graduated from West Point in 1856 and served as a cavalry officer in Texas. At the start of the Civil War he resigned his commission and organized 1st Virginia Cavalry as Lieutenant Colonel. In July 1862, he was promoted Brigadier General and fought in Peninsula campaign. He commanded cavalry at Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Spotsylvania and was promoted Major General in September, 1863. In September 1864, at the Third Battle of Winchester, he was wounded and was out of action for the remainder of the war. After the war, he was appointed consul general in Havana and served in the Spanish-American War as a Major General in the US Volunteer Army. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sydney Smith Lee (1802 - 1869)
  Anna Mason Lee (1811 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Bernard Fowle Lee (1853 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  George Mason Lee (1877 - 1934)*
  Virginia Lee Montgomery (1886 - 1968)*
 
 Sibling:
  Fitzhugh Lee (1835 - 1905)
  Henry Carter Lee (1842 - 1889)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 37.53175, -77.45982
 
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Record added: Mar 03, 1999
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- Lazer
 Added: Apr. 18, 2014
My 5th cousin 5x removed. In honor of your service. Rest in peace, cousin.
- JM Herman, SCV & MO Confederate Flagger
 Added: Mar. 28, 2014
As I portray Confederate Major General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax as a living historian,I can say that Fitzhugh Lee was my best friend and the God Father of my two daughters,Elizabeth Lindsay Lomax (Wood) and Ann Page Lomax who died in 1951 and 1961,respectiv...(Read more)
- Dan L. Carr
 Added: Feb. 8, 2014
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