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 - Death of Captain Sydney Smith Lee. Captain...
Death of Captain Sydney Smith Lee. Captain Sydney Smith Lee, son of Ad miral a. B. Lee. and brother of uov- ernor iitzhugb. Lee of Virginia, died suddenly in Washington on Sundav. April la, naving gone tnere from his home in Stafford county on business. At the breaking out of the war he left the merchant service to enter the con federate navy. He was captured at the fall of is ew Orleans, paroled, and after wards exchanged, served ou the gunboats at Savannah, and participated in several successful boat expeditious on the unesapeake Day. in lboo ne was sent to London as naval attache and secretary to the Hon. J ames Mason, and from there ordered to the confederate states steamer Rappahannock, lying in the port of Calais. J ranee. Later on Captain Lee was sent to the confederate states steamer Georgia, another cruiser, and finally transferred to the Shenandoah, in which vessel he served as lieutenant through out her entire cruise. After the war he settled upon a sheep ranch in South America with several other fellow-officers, bat eventually returned to Bal timore, where for a time he commanded the steamer Georgianna, plying be tween Baltimore and the Potomac river. Abandoning the water, he finally set tled down to farming near his brothers in Stafford county. Vs., where he was universally popular and highly esteemed for his sterling qualities. lie had many warm friends in Baltimore, and was related to the Lloyds and Goldsboroughs of the eastern shore of Maryland. Of a genial and kindly dis position, he was regarded as a thorough sailor, and respected as a most gallant officer. His sudden death from pneumo nia is greatly deplored by all who knew him, and was a sad blow to his family, lie was buried at Alexandria by the side of his father on the 17th of April. Baltimore Sun, May 2. In In he or B

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 07 May 1888, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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