https://www.smithsonianmag.com/.../how-arlington-national-cemetery-came-to-be-14...The fight over Robert E. Lee's beloved home—seized by the U.S. ... Starting in 1864, Arlington National Cemetery was transformed into a military cemetery.
https://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Explore/.../History-of-Arlington-National-Cemeter...Oct 7, 2015 - In 1857, Custis willed the property to his daughter Mary Anna Randolph Custis, who in 1831 had married U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Robert E. Lee.
www.history.com/topics/arlington-national-cemeteryFind out more about the history of Arlington National Cemetery, including videos, ... Mary was the wife of Robert E. Lee, then a military officer in the U.S. Army.
https://www.nps.gov/arho/learn/historyculture/cemetery.htmJan 24, 2017 - The 'powers that be' have been induced to appropriate two hundred acres, immediately around the house of General Lee, on Arlington Heights ...