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Continental Colonel Henry 'Lighthorse Harry' Lee
Henry Lee Born: January 29, 1756; Leesylvania, Virginia
Died: March 25, 1818; Cumberland Island, Georgia

Battles: Guilford Courthouse



1790
- Henry Lee's wife, Matilda, dies.

1791
- Henry Lee is elected governor of Virginia, serving until 1794.

1793
June 13 - Henry Lee marries Ann Carter Hill at Shirley Plantation, Virginia.

1794
- Henry Lee commands troops that put down the Whiskey Rebellion.

1799
- Henry Lee is elected to Congress, serving until 1801.

1802
September 2 - Henry Lee's son, Sydney Smith Lee, is born at Camden, New Jersey.

1807
January 19 - Henry Lee's son, Robert Edward Lee, is born at Stratford Hall, Virginia..

1812
- Henry Lee is severly injured during a riot against his Federalist friends.
- Henry Lee spends time in debtor's prison.
- Henrly Lee writes Memoirs of the War in the Southern Department.

1813
- Henry Lee sails to the West Indies to recuperate.

1818
March 25 - Henry Lee dies on Cumberland Island, Georgia.








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