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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-69
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date May 21,1863
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to William C. Rives, May 21, 1863

Physical Appearance: The letter is a photocopy of the original (autographed, signed), dated May 21, 1863, from Lee to William C. Rives. Lee commends the army for its conduct at the Battle of Chancellorsville and speaks of the devastating loss of Gen. Jackson.
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
People Lee, Robert E.
Rives, William C.
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Subjects Death
Battles
War casualties
Military leadership