|Date||May 8, 1863|
|Scope & Content||
J. E. B. Stuart to Brig. Gen. R[obert] H. Chilton, May 8, 1863
Physical Appearance: The letter (autographed, signed) is from Stuart to Brig. Gen. Robert H. Chilton, dated May 8, 1863. Stuart's letter is a follow-up to the report of May 6th and review of cavalry's performance. His critique is that the Confederate cavalry was divided and subdivided; thus, Stoneman's breach of the defenses was invevitable.
|Creator||Stuart, James Ewell Brown, Maj. Gen.|
|Archival History||This letter from Stuart to Robert H. Chilton was formerly located in the MC 1 files. The letter is cross-referenced to the Robert Hall Chilton Collection.|
Chilton, Robert Hall
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)