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1756, Jan 291818, Mar 25
an early American Patriot and politician who served as the ninth Governor of Virginia and as the Virginia Representative to the United States Congress. During the American Revolution, Lee served as a cavalry officer in the Continental Army and earned the nickname "Light-Horse Harry". Henry Lee was the father of Civil War-era Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
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01/24/1781-Henry Lee III (aka Light Horse) and Francis Marion (aka Swamp Fox) raid Georgetown, South Carolina
08/26/1794-George Washington writes to Henry Lee III
12/26/1799-George Washington is eulogized by Col Henry Lee III as "first in war, first in peace and first in hearts of his countrymen"
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