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Fitzhugh Lee
Fitzhugh Lee General
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (Confederate States (1861-65)
Date of Birth: 1835
Date of Death: 1905
Cause of Death: Natural Causes
Occupation: Soldier, Politician, Farmer, Diplomat
Parents: Sydney Lee
Anne Marie Mason
Relatives: James Murray Mason (uncle)
Lee family
Political Party: Democratic Party
Military Branch: United States Army (1856-1861, 1898-1901);
Confederate States Army (1861-1865)
Turtledove Appearances:
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Occupation: Cavalry Officer
Fitzhugh Lee (November 19, 1835 – April 28, 1905), nephew of Robert E. Lee, was a Confederate cavalry general in the American Civil War, Governor of Virginia, diplomat, and United States Army general in the Spanish-American War.

Fitzhugh Lee in The Guns of the SouthEdit

When General Jeb Stuart learned from the Rivington Men that U.S. General Hugh Kilpatrick intended to send raiders south toward Richmond, he dispatched a force under Fitzhugh Lee to Ely's Ford to lay in wait. Lee succeeded in surprising Kilpatrick, inflicting heavy casualties on the U.S. forces near Spotsylvania Court House.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. The Guns of the South, pg. 79.
Political offices
(OTL)
Preceded by
William E. Cameron
Governor of Virginia
1886-1890
Succeeded by
Phillip W. McKinney

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