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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1935.082
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date June 2, 1861
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to Dinwiddie B. Phillips, June 2, 1861

Physical Appearance: The letter, dated June 2, 1861, signed by Lee, is to Dinwiddie B. Phillips. The brief letter concerns two "suspicious persons" in Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard's command at Manassas, Virginia: Bronnell and Romines. There is doubt regarding the authenticity of the Lee signature on this letter.
People Lee, Robert E.
Phillips, Dinwiddie Brazier
Bronnell
Romines
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (P. G. T.)
Subjects Suspicion
Military officers