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Photographer: Historical Postcard
Caption: The Lee Chapel
Additional Description: The famous Recumbent Statue of General Lee,
was created by noted Richmond Sculpter, Edward
Valentine, commissioned after the general's death.
In 1883, a special chamber was added to the
Lee Chapel to house the masterpiece, and the
area below the statue chamber, the Lee family
mausoleum was located.
Valley View Postcard cir. 1980
Submitted: October 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
Database Locator Identification Number: p38515
File Size: 0.192 Megabytes
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