Louisiana State University Press
Investigating the Legal Legacy of the Civil War
On May 15, 1883, the United States government paid George Washington Custis Lee, son of Robert E. Lee and Mary Lee, the sum of $150,000 to purchase the title to the 1100 acre Arlington estate seized by Union troops under President Lincoln’....
Gerber, Richard Allen
"The Last Battle of the Civil War: United States Versus Lee, 1861 1883,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 13
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol13/iss4/37