Mrs. Robert E. Lee

Mrs. Robert E. Lee

The Lady of Arlington

Book - 2001
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Many know about her husband, Robert E. Lee, and her great-grandmother, Martha Washington; many have visited the cemetery that now occupies her family estate. But few today know much about Mary Custis Lee herself. Chronically ill and often in excruciating pain, Mary raised seven children, faithfully witnessing to her husband for years before his conversion. She retained her dignity and faith throughout a fruitless, heartbreaking attempt to win compensation for the confiscation of her home and possessions. History is never more powerful than when it provides a role model for enduring hardship with sturdy and radiant faith. Mary Custis Lee is such an example.
Publisher: Sisters, OR : Multnomah Publishers, c2001.
ISBN: 9781590521373
1590521374
9781576738498
1576738493
Characteristics: 380 p., [8] p. of plates :,ill., maps, geneal. tables, ports. :,23 cm.
Alternative Title: Lady of Arlington

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