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  Robert E Lee
Lee was thrice brevetted during the war, his last brevet to the rank of colonel being for services at the storming of Chapultepec.
Lee's army had been weakened by detachments to 57,000 men, while Hooker's strength was about 120,000, and the National commander hoped to compel the further division of his adversary's force by occupying a part of it at Fredericksburg.
When Lee arrived on the field, it was evident that a general engagement was not to be avoided, and he ordered up such re-enforcements as were at hand, at the same time sending directions for the remainder of his forces to hasten forward.
www.robertelee.net   (6806 words)

  
 Robert E. Lee
The first necessity was to fortify the lines south of the river, and when that was done, General J. Stuart, with a cavalry column, was sent to march around McClellan's position, ascertain the condition of the roads in his rear, and gather such other information as was needed.
Lee's eldest son, George Washington Custis Lee, soldier, born at Arlington, Va., 16 Sept., 1832, was graduated at the U. military academy in 1854 at the head of his class.
His brother, William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, soldier, second son of Robert E. Lee, born at Arlington, Va., 31 May, 1837, was graduated at Harvard in 1857, and in the same year appointed 2d lieutenant in the 6th infantry, U. army, and served in the Utah campaign of General Albert Sidney Johnston, and afterward in California.
www.robertelee.org   (6881 words)

  
 ROL On-Line Guest: Lee Hendrix
Lee received his first U.S. Coast Guard pilot license in 1976 and began navigating long, heavy tows of barges into fl river nights on the Upper and Lower Mississippi, Ohio, Illinois, and Cumberland Rivers.
Since then Lee has performed for hundreds of audiences ranging from four barefoot kids whose parents were away drinking homemade brew at a rendezvous to a group of museum directors and interpreters at the Mercantile Library in St. Louis.
Lee is interested in all topics involving the history, culture, and environment of the river and is excited to have the opportunity to communicate with others about it.
cgee.hamline.edu /rivers/MA2001/MA2000/Guests/archive/Gst_lh1.htm   (448 words)

  
 The River Thames   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
And the river is rich in wildlife - Canvey Island seals bark, Shelduck cry on the Isle Of Sheppey, and the heronary on Grain goes through another breeding season.
In 1998 Lee Berwick had the idea to record the sounds of the River Thames throughout the last year of the millennium, and to present them in 2000 as a historical glimpse of this great river.
Lee then contacted "The Museum Of", an organisation that had been running a series of temporary museums on London's Southbank, after hearing that their next exhibition was to be about The River Thames.
www.digidub.demon.co.uk /thames.htm   (631 words)

  
 River Lee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
River Lee Cruises : Lady of Lee Valley operates Charter Cruises on the River Lee.
Lee Valley Boat Centre : Offer short breaks or weekly holidays aboard 2 - 12 berth narrow and wide beam self-drive and day boats from their base in North East London.
Runs 3 furlongs, from the main River Lee, through the Old Ford Tide Gates, to the junction with the Waterworks River.
easyweb.easynet.co.uk /jim.shead/River-Lee.html   (989 words)

  
 Lee Valley Online: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
During the 9th century the river formed part of the boundary between Saxon England to the west and the invading Vikings to the east, led by King Alfred the Great and Guthrum respectively.
Compared to the industrial and suburban southern half of the Lee, the river takes on a different character north of Hertford, running through fields and countryside past Hatfield House and the Hertfordshire towns of Wheathampstead and Harpenden.
Lee Conservancy Board (1868), Lee Valley Regional Park (1967), etc. The first occurance of Lea was probably on a map dated 1576, and most maps since have continued to call the river the Lea, but refer to the canalised sections as the Lee Navigation.
www.leevalley-online.co.uk /history.html   (1223 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: River Lee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The source of a river, usually a lake or a spring, is the farthest point of a river from its estuary or confluence with another river.
The Lee Valley Park is a 26 mile (42 km) long park running through the North East of London from the River Thames to Ware in Hertfordshire, through areas such as Camden, Tottenham, Enfield, Cheshunt, Broxbourne and Hoddesdon.
Hackney Marshes is an area of grassland on the bank of the River Lee in the London Borough of Hackney.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/River-Lee   (1558 words)

  
 Sports: Rockland Scholar-Athlete Award: Pearl River's Lee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Combine this with Lee's academic record — she's ranked No. 1 in her class — and it's easy to understand her recognition as the Rockland Journal News scholar-athlete of the week.
Lee was at her best in the Pearl River tournament title game, scoring five goals in a 6-1 win over Clarkstown South.
Lee admitted that when she first moved to Pearl River from New Jersey, she had never even heard of the field hockey.
www.thejournalnews.com /newsroom2/102304/23sholweb.html   (698 words)

  
 Discover Hertford Online | The River Lee
The principle of these is the River Lee (or Lea) which is navigable all the way down the Lee Valley to Bow in London, where it joins the River Thames.
Narrowboats are a common sight on the river, especially during the summer.
The significance of the river to the town and its' history cannot be understated, not least because of the ford that gave it's name to the town.
www.hertford.net /riverlee.htm   (205 words)

  
 Deep River Small Area Plan, Planning & Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lee County has invested in the future of the area by establishing an industrial park and working with the City of Sanford to build an airport.
Lee County's largest slaveholder, Elias Bryan, owned over 60 slaves on his 3000 acre plantation near the intersection of Deep River Road and US Approximately two dozen Lee County families were listed as free fls in 1860.
Table 3 shows the percentage of residents in Lee County and the Deep River Area who in 1990 were either under 18, or 65 or older and the percentage of residents in Lee County and the Deep River Area who in 1990 were between the ages of 18 and 64.
www.sanfordnc.net /Planning/deepriver_plan.htm   (10075 words)

  
 Oregon Blue Book: Notables- Jason Lee
Jason Lee was born near Stanstead, Quebec, Canada on June 28, 1803, the son of Daniel and Sarah Lee.
Lee founded a school at the Mission Bottom site to educate the local Indians in what he considered a proper, Christian manner.
Lee's statue was placed in the National Hall of Fame by Oregon in 1954.
bluebook.state.or.us /notable/notlee.htm   (359 words)

  
 River Lee -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This article is not about the River Lee that flows through (A port city in southern Ireland) Cork, in the (Click link for more info and facts about Republic of Ireland) Republic of Ireland; see (Click link for more info and facts about River Lee (Ireland)) River Lee (Ireland).
The River Lee or River Lea (both spellings are in general use) is a river in (A division of the United Kingdom) England.
South of Hackney Wick the river's course is split, running almost completely in man made channels (the (Click link for more info and facts about Bow Back Rivers) Bow Back Rivers) flowing through an area that was once a thriving industrial zone.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/r/ri/river_lee.htm   (329 words)

  
 Lee, Robert E. --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lee, Robert E. Confederate general, commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, the most successful of the Southern armies during the American Civil War (1861–65).
Lee, Robert E. The Confederacy's greatest soldier, Robert E. Lee, was descended from an old and honored family.
Born in Westmoreland County, Va., Francis Lightfoot Lee was a member of the Lee family of Virginia from which Robert E. Lee was descended.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9275419   (851 words)

  
 Southern Living: Lee Smith's river ride   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Lee was the adored child of doting older parents.
Lee's South, the hills and hollows of Appalachian coal-mining country, differed greatly from the white-columned-plantation Deep South.
Lee's caring portrait of fully dimensionalized mountain folk filled a void in the literary community.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3676/is_200307/ai_n9282549   (881 words)

  
 River Lee
The River Lee is a sandstone river rises in a mountainous region near Gauganberra in west Cork and flows 56 miles due east and throughout the city of Cork.
The Lee and some of the tributaries rise high in the mountains before reaching of alternating moorland and small farms.
The erection of dams appears to have interferred greatly with the free passage of fish, particularly salmon, and it is alleged that while some salmon make it through the fish pass very few smolts survive to go back to sea.
www.irishfisheries.com /waterways.asp?W=44&P=4   (400 words)

  
 River Lee Navigation - The Open Guide to London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Shadowing the River Lea, the navigation begins in the east end of the City of London.
Access to the the Lee navigation can be gained from the Thames up Bow Creek (tidal and only navigable at high water), or via the Limehouse Cut and from the Regent's Canal via the Hertford Union Canal.
The towpath varies from being paved to a rough dirt track but in dry weather makes a fine walk and can be cycled by those with a BW towpath permit (except for the Limehouse Cut which has a very narrow and occasionally stepped towpath and Bow Creek which is prone to flooding over the towpath).
london.openguides.org /index.cgi?River_Lee_Navigation   (318 words)

  
 Battle of North Anna
Lee posted Colonel John Henagan's South Carolina brigade in and around a small earthen fort, or redoubt, on the north side of the river guarding the Telegraph Road bridge.
Lee, on the other hand, could readily shift troops from one flank to the other, utilizing his interior lines of communication.
Lee's headquarters tent during the campaign stood under a towering oak tree in a forty-acre clearing in this vicinity.
www.nps.gov /frsp/nanna.htm   (1643 words)

  
 RIVER LEE FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The spelling Lea is predominant west (upstream) of Hertford, but both spellings are used from Hertford to the River_Thames; the Lee_Navigation was established by Acts of Parliament and should be so spelt.
The river rises just west of Luton, and flows through (or by) Luton, Harpenden, Welwyn_Garden_City, Hertford, Ware, Hoddesdon, Cheshunt, Waltham Abbey, Edmonton, Tottenham, Upper_Clapton, Hackney_Wick, Stratford, Bromley-by-Bow, Canning_Town and finally Leamouth where it meets the River_Thames (as Bow_Creek).
South of Hackney Wick the river's course is split, running almost completely in man made channels (the Bow_Back_Rivers) flowing through an area that was once a thriving industrial zone.
www.19gmarketinggroup.com /River_Lee   (344 words)

  
 Lynches River -- Lee State Natural Area - SC
It is definitely a beautiful and natural stretch of river and is (opinion) worth the portages.
Lee State Natural Area (formerly Lee State Park) is about an hour down stream on the left.
There are numerous sandy banks and strips along the river for camping.
www.paddling.net /places/showReport.html?741   (502 words)

  
 The River Lee Navigation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The river Lee (or Lea) runs from the Thames to Hertford, with a branch along the Stort Navigation.
Work on improving the river's navigability is recorded as early as the fourteenth century and in 1425 there was an Act of Parliament to provide for further improvements.
As was so often the case, where rivers were improved for navigation, there were arguments between barge owners and mill owners who preferred the available water to be used to mills rather than locks.
www.canalmuseum.org.uk /history/lee.htm   (434 words)

  
 Battle Summary: North Anna, VA
He was brought up short on the North Anna River by Lee’s widely studied “hog snout line,” which forced Grant to divide his army into three parts in order to attack.
Lee hoped to strike an offensive blow, but he was ill, and the opportunity for defeating an isolated part of the Federal army passed.
Once the threat of Lee’s position was revealed, Grant withdrew both wings of the army back across the North Anna River.
www.cr.nps.gov /hps/abpp/battles/va055.htm   (212 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Books: To the North Anna River: Grant and Lee, May 13-25, 1864   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Rhea's concentration is upon Grant and Lee and their chief deputies, the corps commanders, and he provides incisive analyses of the leaders for each step of the campaign.
Lee's problem was he didn't know how Grant thinks, reacts, etc. In many respects this book is an account of how Grant and Lee got to know each others abilities.
Lee meanwhile becomes ill and fails to delegate to his subordinates his instinctive thought to attack and the opportunity is lost.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0807125350?v=glance   (3624 words)

  
 New River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
It's starting point was Chadwell Spring, which is slightly to the south of the New Guage, but a link to the River Lee was soon cut - much to the annoyance of mill owners and bargemen who claimed that too much water was being taken away, damaging their businesses.
Despite this, water continued to be diverted from the Lee to supply the New River, and this is still the practice.
The New River originally terminated at Islington, from where water was distributed to houses in wooden pipes.
www.leevalley-online.co.uk /towns/misc/newriver.htm   (822 words)

  
 2000 Pulitzer Prizes-FEATURE WRITING, Works
The Alabama River all but encircles Gee's Bend, carving from the caramel soil a U-shaped peninsula 5 miles wide and 8 miles long, a virtual island set apart from the 20th century, as it was from the 19th.
Mary Lee rises with the river birds and changes her 87-year-old mother's diaper, then straightens the house, then feeds her three grandsons, then feeds her six cows, then drives her mother around the river for one of the frequent checkups Aola Bendolph requires now that Alzheimer's has left her frail and mute.
And yet, the place remains holy to Mary Lee, and the dirt will forever be fertile with her forebears, who were sometimes buried where they fell, or swallowed by the river, to be deposited in the fields with the next spring freshet.
www.pulitzer.org /year/2000/feature-writing/works   (9317 words)

  
 Masters, Edgar Lee. 1916. Spoon River Anthology
Shaw, G.B. Stein, G. Stevenson, R.L. Wells, H.G. Verse > Edgar Lee Masters > Spoon River Anthology
Seeds in a dry pod, tick, tick, tick, / Tick, tick, tick, what little iambics, / While Homer and Whitman roared in the pines?
In Masters’s collection of post-mortem autobiographical “epitaphs,” 244 former citizens of the fictional Spoon River, Illinois tell us the truth about their lives—with the honesty no fear of consequences enables.
www.bartleby.com /84   (97 words)

  
 River Lee Cruises in the Lee Valley Park
River Lee Cruises in the Lee Valley Park
Lady of Lee Valley operates Charter Cruises on a beautiful stretch of the River Lee.
As you meander along the River Lee, spotting Otters, Herons, Orchids or Kingfishers, you can enjoy a variety of refreshments from home-made scones with lashings of cream or why not splash out and try our Captain’s Table.
www.riverleecruises.co.uk   (141 words)

  
 Lee Valley Park: Getting Around The River Lee Country Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
General access to and within the River Lee Country Park is good with flat wide tracks and few steep slopes.
The entrance to both these walks is from Pindar car park which is situated at the end of Windmill Lane, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (Cheshunt Station entrance).
All the toilet facilities in the River Lee Country Park accommodate wheelchairs.
www.leevalleypark.org.uk /fe/master.asp?nodeidl1=1&nodeidl2=71&level=3&nodeidl3=106   (139 words)

  
 check for flash player   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This website is about the River Lee which Flows from its source near Luton to its mouth on the River Thames.
You will find lots of information about the River Lee, the other waterways which join it and about rivers in general.
There is also information about centres where you can visit and learn more about the river and organisations who can provide you with more information.
www.riverlee.org.uk   (95 words)

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