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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) 
 
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 Parents:
  Sydney Smith Lee (1802 - 1869)
  Anna Maria Mason Lee (1811 - 1896)
 
 Spouse:
  Ellen Bernard Fowle Lee (1853 - 1933)*
 
 Children:
  Anne Maria Fitzhugh Lee (1872 - 1872)*
  Ellen Bernard Lee Rhea (1873 - 1959)*
  Fitzhugh Lee (1875 - 1954)*
  George Mason Lee (1877 - 1934)*
  Anne Fitzhugh Lee Harbord (1880 - 1963)*
  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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- Darlene T.
 Added: Sep. 9, 2014
Your service will not be forgotten - Rest in Peace Cousin!
- Michael Upchurch SCV Camp #901 Denton Texas
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Jun. 14, 2014
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