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20446[civilwarwest] Re: Robert E. Lee in Missouri???

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  • Bryan D. McRaven
    Sep 18, 1999
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      Sandy,
      R.E. Lee was in fact stationed in St. Louis, Missouri. This
      was in 1837, when he was a Lieutenant I think. He was in charge of
      redirecting the flow of the Mississippi River, as it was silting up the port
      of St. Louis. Of course, his efforts worked.


      Dameron
      -----Original Message-----
      From: Sandra Hess <hshideaway@...>
      To: civilwarwest@egroups.com <civilwarwest@egroups.com>
      Date: Saturday, September 18, 1999 3:57 PM
      Subject: [civilwarwest] Re: Robert E. Lee in Missouri???


      >Thanks Mark I will check my library and see if they have the book.
      >
      >Thanks again,
      >Sandy
      >
      >Mark Wiggin wrote:
      >
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      >> * hshideaway@... wrote:
      >>
      >>> * This is my first attempt. I sent a message to ??????? just
      >>> now. So I
      >>> * will try this again.
      >>> * Does anyone know if Robert E. Lee was ever in Missouri?
      >>> * I know that he was an Engineer before the War and worked in
      >>> Texas but
      >>> I don't know if he was in Missouri.
      >>> * I have never heard of him being in any battles in Missouri. Am
      >>> I wrong?
      >>> * Can anyone help???
      >>> * Thanks,
      >>> * Sand
      >>>
      >> I believe in the pre war army he served in St. Louis as an
      >> engineer building and designing levies on the Mississippi. Check R.E.
      >> Lee Vol. 1 by D. S. Freeman for more accurate info on this account.
      >> Hope I helped
      >> Mark Wiggin
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