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Robert E. Lee Returns to St. Louis by Thomas L. Jessee
April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
General Ulysses S. Grant visited us last year. So it’s only fair to give General Robert E. Lee equal time. Join us on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 for “Robert E. Lee Returns to St. Louis” presented by Thomas Lee Jessee. We will meet in at the Affton Elks Lodge, 6333 Heege Road. Doors open at 5:30. Member, watch your email for reservation information; guests and others may register HERE. For those who cannot attend in person, the meeting will be available via Zoom. Go to Eventbrite.com and search for “Robert E. Lee Returns to St. Louis” for tickets.
Thomas Lee Jessee
Thomas Lee Jessee, a native Virginian and a transplanted Floridian, has been a dedicated reenactor since 1969. He is currently the Commanding General of the Confederate Forces for the annual reenactment of the Battle of Olustee. Thomas is also an active member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. As a longtime student of General Lee, Thomas has portrayed General Lee in various venues throughout the US over the years. In 2015, he was approved by the National Park Service to portray General Robert E. Lee at the 150th Anniversary of Appomattox reenactment in Virginia and for the new Appomattox Visitors Center film shown to the public daily. He recently appeared in the role as General Lee on April 9-10, 2022 at the park.
To make sure we have enough food for everyone, please register for the meeting HERE. Members can also register by responding to the forthcoming emailed invitation.
Join us for a Friendly & Fun Evening of Civil War History!
Doors open at 5:30
Meal served at 6:30
Presentation at 7:30
We meet at:
AFFTON ELKS LODGE
6333 Heege Road
St Louis, MO 63123
Dinner and Presentation
Members . . . . . . . . . . . . .$20.00 (each)
Students (under 21). . . . . $7.00 (each)
Guests & Others . . . . . . . $25.00 (each)
Members who do not make an advance dinner reservation will be charged $25.00
Members/Students . . . . . $ 5.00 (each)
Guests & Others . . . . . . . $10.00 (each)
NOTE: We accept all major credit/debit cards, cash, and checks at our meetings.
Please note – there is a $14.00 per person charge for anyone who registers for dinner and does not show up. No refunds unless we are notified by 5 p.m. on Sunday prior to the meeting.