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1780 Major General Charles Lee Engraving

Charles Lee



Frame: 12 ¼” x 9 ½”; Sight: 6” x 3 ¾”


Charles Lee was a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution and played a key role in the early stages of the war. Despite his distinguished military career and leadership in the Battle of Monmouth, Lee was a controversial figure and often clashed with other leaders, including George Washington. Lee was ultimately court-martialed for his conduct during the Battle of Monmouth, which led to his suspension from command for a year. His reputation never fully recovered, and he ultimately resigned his commission in 1780 before dying several years later in a tavern in Philadelphia.

1780 Major General Charles Lee Engraving

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