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Robert E Lee rode his mount over 40 miles a day, on rough roads and in battle; and his quick Pace and eager spirit covered so much ground that Lee re-named him "Traveller"

On Memorial Day, Let's honor a War Horse Veteran: Traveller. A difficult horse but Robert E. Lee loved him and made him famous.

CDV, c. people at the grave of Gen. (Stonewall) Jackson, Lexington, Virginia, Notice that most of the woman are wearing flat straw hats and light colored dresses because it was hot. Us History, History Museum, American Civil War, American History, Stonewall Jackson, Confederate States Of America, Civil War Photos, Old Photos, Antique Photos

Historical Indulgences

ca. 1864-65, [carte de visite of mourners at grave of Gen. T.J. (Stonewall) Jackson. Lexington, VA]

ever notice the states with the strictest gun control laws always seem to have the highest violent crime rate? im sure its just a coincidence though Shall Not Be Infringed, Gun Quotes, My Liberty, Pro Gun, Gun Rights, Violent Crime, Gun Control, 2nd Amendment, We The People

Gun Violence Falls in VA, Firearm Sales Up

This represents and protects the second amendment. it does this because it is telling you that just because more people have guns, doesnt mean the people use them for bad things. the people get the guns to defend themselves from the people who DO the bad things. not just people who do crimes, people or other country's, or maybe even our own government.

The coast that General Stonewall Jackson was wearing when being shot by his own sentries displayed in the The Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA. Omg Schoenfeld Kirk I almost cried.

Richmond Photos - Featured Images of Richmond, VA

The under coat that General Stonewall Jackson was wearing when being shot by his own sentries displayed in the The Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, VA.

Robert E Lee's burial site at Washington and Lee University in Lexington VA---his faithful horse, Traveler, is also buried there--right outside this chapel.ever near his General Lee. Confederate Monuments, Confederate States Of America, American Civil War, American History, Images Of Virginia, Washington And Lee University, Virginia History, Southern Heritage, Civil War Photos

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Virginia pictures: Check out Tripadvisor members' 883 candid photos and videos of landmarks, hotels, and attractions in Virginia.

William Mack Lee - Body Servant of General Robert E. He stayed with General Lee throughout the war and until the day Lee died in Mack said of. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Confederate Flag, Southern Heritage, Southern Pride, Vietnam, Civil War Photos, Interesting History, Historical Pictures

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William Mack Lee - Body Servant of General Robert E. Lee. He stayed with General Lee throughout the war and until the day Lee died in 1870. Mack said of General Lee after his death "I was raised by one of the greatest men in the world. There was never one born of a woman greater than General Robert E. Lee, according to my judgment. All of his servants were set free ten years before the war, but all remained on the plantation until after the surrender."

Audie Murphy died in Plane Crash Brushy Mountains, Virginia on Newspaper:

Tragic Hollywood; Beautiful, Glamorous, And Dead

Sad Headlines for Audie Murphy, dead at 45 in a plane crash

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Origins of Richmond - There was "no place so strong, so pleasant, and delightful in Virginia, for which we called it None-such." So wrote Captain John Smith about the site he chose in 1609 when he established the first English settlement near the falls of the James River. It stood a few miles south until 1610. William Byrd I founded the second settlement when he patented land here in 1676. He soon built a fortified community, trading post, and warehouses just across the river near the mouth…

Mary Anna Jackson widow of Stonewall Jackson with daughter Julia.

Mary Anna Jackson, widow of Stonewall Jackson, with daughter Julia.

Confederate Cavalryman with Virginia state seal belt plate, revolver and cavalry sword. Confederate Cavalryman with Virginia state seal belt plate, revolver and cavalry sword.

Confederate Cavalryman with Virginia state seal belt plate, revolver and cavalry sword.