|Date||July 14, 1863|
|Scope & Content||
Letter from General Joseph E. Johnston to Major General William T. Sherman, July 14, 1863
Physical Appearance: July 14, 1863, 2 P. M. - Pencil draft of reply from J[oseph] E[ggleston] Johnston at Jackson, [Mississippi], to Major General W[illiam] T[ecumseh] Sherman, U. S. Army - Acknowledges receipt of his communication. Johnston states the bodies of the deceased are so badly decomposed that their removal is impossible; thus he has ordered that their remains be buried with the Confederate dead during the cease fire time allotted. Johnston wishes that he had made the proposal yesterday, when he could have accepted Sherman's request. Signed "J. E. Johnston"
|Creator||Johnston, Joseph Eggleston|
|Archival History||These two letters between Sherman and Johnston were formerly located in the MC 3 Virginia Room Papers.|
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Sherman, William Tecumseh