Samuel Perry Lee – Major, United States Army

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His private monument in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads:

“Battles: 1st Bull Run, Seige of Yorktown, Williamsburgh, Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Glendale, Malvern Hill, Seven Pines, 2nd Bull Run, Chantilly, Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, Gettysburg.
1833-1890.”

His wife, Elizabeth R. Fiske Lee (Died December 3, 1915) is buried with him.


Research continues regarding his career.

Major Samuel Perry Lee (1833-October 20th, 1890)

First Lieutenant Maine Infantry 1861
Captain 1862
Major 1862
Honorably mustered out November 12, 1863
Major, VRC 1863-66
Honorably mustered out October 19 1866
Lieutenant Colonel & Colonel (Brevet) United States Volunteers March 13, 1865
Captain USA 1866
Served with 45th Infantry Regiment 1866-69
Unassigned 1869-70
Retired as a Major, December 15th, 1870

LEE, SAMUEL P 

  • MAJ PVT LT COL USA RET
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/20/1890
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 86 B
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

LEE, ELIZABETH R W/O LEE, S P

  • DATE OF DEATH: 12/03/1915
  • BURIED AT: SECTION W  SITE D86-B
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF SP LEE, MAJOR USA RET

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