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Ironically, Henry Merwin Schrady is best known for his sculpture atop the Grant Memorial on Capitol Square. Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) is best known as the commander of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. His family was imbued with the concept of service to their country. His father was the Revolutionary War hero and Virginia governor Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, and he was also related to Meriwether Lewis. His wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis, was the step-great-granddaughter of George Washington. Lee was the first cadet ever awarded the rank of sergeant at the end of is first year at West and one of only 5 who received...
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