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To celebrate Robert E. Lee’s birthday, the hard-core faithful will no doubt make the trip to his tomb in Lexington, where one can also pay homage to the general’s horse, Traveler—stuffed but still proud. Others may walk the Chancellorsville battlefield in the woods west of Fredericksburg, site of what many historians consider Lee’s greatest military triumph. D.C.-area pilgrims can visit Alexandria’s Lee-Fendall House and Lee’s boyhood home, whose jointly sponsored Lee Birthday Celebration—featuring house tours, period music, and refreshments—honors not only the Confederate leader but his father, “Lighthorse Harry” Lee of Revolutionary War fame. From 3-5 p.m. at the Lee-Fendall House, 614 Oronoco St., Alexandria. $6. (703) 548-1789. (Eddie Dean)