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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-30
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date April 29, 1862
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to Brig. Gen. Joseph R. Anderson, April 29, 1862

Physical Appearance: This letter is a photocopy of a copy of the original, dated April 29, 1862, from Lee to Brig. Gen. J. R. Anderson. Lee is responding to Anderson's note of the previous day and dismisses spy / scout reports of enemy numbers, stating: "I attach no credit to the Scotch man's account of the enemy's forces." He repeats his suggestion for a battery on the Rappahannock.
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
People Lee, Robert E.
Anderson, Joseph Reid
Subjects Spies
Informers
Military intelligence
Military leadership
Military maneuvers