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Elizabeth Blair Lee

Elizabeth Blair Lee (born June 20, 1818, Kentucky; died September 13, 1906 ) was an American woman who lived through the American Civil War, and wrote hundreds of letters describing the events of the times to her husband, Samuel Philips Lee.

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Elizabeth Blair Lee - Biography
... She was born in Kentucky to Francis Preston Blair and Eliza Violet Gist Blair ... She was the sister of Montgomery Blair, Jessup Blair, and Francis Preston Blair, Jr ... When the family moved to "Blair House" across the street from the White House, the President, Vice-President and Cabinet members were frequent guests ...

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    The Sound of battle fell upon my ear & heart all day yesterday—even after dark the cannon’s insatiate roar continued ...
    —Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818–?)

    When that kid looks into your eyes and you know it’s yours, you know what it means to be alive.
    —Anonymous Father. Quoted in When Men are Pregnant, by Jerrold Lee Shapiro, ch. 15 (1987)

    The Sound of battle fell upon my ear & heart all day yesterday—even after dark the cannon’s insatiate roar continued ...
    —Elizabeth Blair Lee (1818–?)