Historical Rosters Database

Search | Browse by Name | Browse by Class

Details for Roster ID 1681

This is a summary. Contact the Archives for additional biographical information.

Name:Robert Douglas Lee
Affiliation:Class of 1864
Biography & Genealogy:Robert Douglas Lee, Class of 1864: Born- May 22, 1842. Matriculated from Pine Bluff, Arkansas. At VMI 9 months. Military Record: Left on guard at VMI April 1861. Went home and enlisted June 5, 1861 in state servie as Sergeant, Company E, 6th Arkansas. Unit went into CS service at Pocahontas, Arkansas July 26, 1861. Unofficial source says badly Wounded in Action (head) April 6, 1862 at Shiloh. Elected 1st Lt May 10, 1862. To Capt December 31, 1862. On recruiting duty in Arkansas much of 1863. Captured in Arkansas County, Arkansas December 28, 1863. Held at Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged at Red River Landing, Louisiana February 26, 1865. Signed parole July 17, 1865 at Marshall, Texas. Post War Career: Cotton planter. Died- December 26, 1880.
Photograph:No digital image available