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Rooney Lee, son of Robert E. Lee, was born in 1837 at Arlington House (now Arlington National Cemetery) and attended Harvard University. He entered the U.S. Army in 1858 and when Virginia seceded he joined the Confederate Army, rising to the rank of Brigadier General in 1862 and Major General in 1864.

the surrender at Appomattox in April, 1865, he lived at his estate, Ravensworth, in Fairfax County while serving in the Virginia Senate from 1875 to 1878 and the U.S. House of Representatives from 1887 until his death at Ravensworth in 1891. Ravensworth, located where the Ravensworth Shopping Center now stands at Braddock and Port Royal Roads, was built in 1796 and burned down in 1925. Modern Ravensworth Road leads from the Little River Turnpike at Annandale to the site of the former Ravensworth estate. 

Description Courtesy David Meisky

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