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Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: December 11, 2017
Caption: The Grave of R. Adm. Samuel Phillips Lee and Elizabeth Blair Lee in Arlington National Cemetery
Additional Description: Rear Admiral
Samuel Phillips Lee
United States Navy
February 13, 1812 - June 5, 1897
“Devoted to Duty and Just in Command.”
Midshipman 1825. Mexican War 1846. Captain 1862 Commanding Sloop-of-War USS Vandalia off Charleston and Steam Sloop-of-War USS Oneida at New Orleans and Vicksburg. Acting Rear Admiral Commanding North Atlantic Blockading Squadron 1862-64 and Mississippi Squadron 1864 on the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers.
His Beloved Wife
Elizabeth Blair Lee
June 20, 1818 – September 13, 1906
Submitted: December 12, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p407937
File Size: 3.170 Megabytes
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