I thank the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Turner Ashby Camp 1567 for reprinting Gen.

Robert E. Lee's obituary from the New York Herald, Oct. 12, 1870. It was beautifully written and a fitting tribute to one of the finest citizens Virginia ever produced. Gen. Lee was truly vir nobilis et scholasticus.

I hope the members of Camp 1567 will consider an annual reprinting.

Reba Barley

Frederick County

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As a corrective, Lee/Jackson day will no longer be a Virginia holiday, replaced by Election Day. Much better.


Only to your kind politically motivated


As a corrective.....isn’t that what they call laxatives? Is that a liberal corrective? I’ve always known that liberals were “full of it”......

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