- CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE GEN. LEE's HOME ARLINGTON HOUSE 1869 STEREO PHOTO.CIVIL WAR CONFEDERATE GENERAL ROBERT E. EARLY PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FRONT OF GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE HOME ONLY 4 + YEARS AFTER LEE SIGNED THE SURRENDER, ENDING THE CIVIL WAR. Arlington House is the historic family residence of Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate Army.
Though offered command of the U. Lee resigned his commission on April 20, 1861 and joined the Confederate States Army. With Arlington House on high ground overlooking the capital, the government of the United States knew it must occupy the mansion or be left in an untenable military position. Civil War, the mansion was used as a U.Army headquarters and its grounds were later selected as the site of Arlington National Cemetery, in part to ensure that Lee would never again be able to reside there. Located in Arlington County, Virginia. It is situated in the middle of Arlington National Cemetery, overlooking the Potomac River and the National Mall in Washington, D. CONDITION IS EXTREMELY FINE WITH A FEW SMALL DAMP STAINS FROM ITS 154 YEARS. ID'd IN THE LOWER RIGHT NEGATIVE: ARLINGTON Va. SHARP FOCUS WITH VERY GOOD CONTRAST. LOTS OF INTERESTING DETAILS CAN BE SEEN. DIMENSIONS: 3 3/8" x 6 15/16". THIS IS NOT A COPY OR A REPRODUCTION.