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    Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

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Documents

This section contains original documents and letters from Arlington House.

Did You Know?

Robert E. Lee's bedchamber

Robert E. Lee made his decision to resign from the US Army in his bedchamber on the second floor of Arlington House. Lee wrote his resignation letter the night of April 20, 1861, and left two days later, never to return.