Lee Chapel, whose spired clock
tower rises above the tree-shaded campus of Washington and Lee University (formerly
Washington College) in Lexington,
Virginia, is the final resting place of Confederate general Robert E. Lee and is popularly known as "The Shrine of
the South." Lee commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the American Civil War (1861–1865). During
his tenure as president of Washington College from October 1865 until his death in
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