Henrico County Historical Society
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High Meadow: Where Robert E. Lee Drew His Sword

High Meadow book.

  • Written by Dr. H. Douglas Pitts in 1998
  • High Meadows was a modest farmhouse in Richmond used as the headquarters of Robert E. Lee for sixty-two days during the summer of 1862; it was here that Robert E. Lee came of age as a warrior
  • High Meadow is where Robert E. Lee drew his sword and the course of the Civil War was substantially altered.

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