Lee, Stephen Dill

Lee, Stephen Dill

September 22, 1833–May 28, 1908


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  • Title Lee, Stephen Dill
  • Coverage September 22, 1833–May 28, 1908
  • Author
  • Keywords Soldier, received an appointment to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, member of General P. G. T. Beauregard’s staff, elected to the Mississippi Senate, additional promotions for his leadership and artillery skills during the Peninsular campaign, the Seven Days’ campaign, Second Manassas, and Sharpsburg, became a major, became the first president of the Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (later Mississippi State University), refused an offer to become president of Clemson College in his home state of South Carolina, served for ten years as president of the Mississippi Historical Society, helped to organize the Vicksburg National Military Park Association and served as its first president
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date July 21, 2024
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 9, 2022
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