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A letter, lock of hair and knife once owned by Robert E. Lee will be auctioned Saturday in Falls Church. Screen shot from online catalog.
A letter, lock of hair and knife once owned by Robert E. Lee will be auctioned Saturday in Falls Church. Screen shot from online catalog.

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A lock of hair, letter and pen knife that belonged to Confederate General Robert E. Lee will be auctioned off Saturday at a Falls Church auction house.

The letter has been on loan and display at Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial located at Arlington National Cemetery, for more than 20 years.

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