|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Robert Edward Lee to Brigadier General Robert Hall Chilton, March 24, 1864
Physical Appearance: March 24, 1864 - R[obert] E[dward] Lee at Camp in Orange Co[unty, Virginia] to Gen[era]l R[obert] H[all] Chilton, Chief of Staff, Army [of] N[orthern] V[irgini]a - Lee expresses his disappointment that Chilton has been assigned to duty in Richmond with Samuel Cooper but wishes him success and happiness. Two pages, signed by Lee. [This letter remains in the Lee Collection, Box 1. A photostat copy of the letter is located in the last folder in the Robert Hall Chilton Box.]
|Archival History||The letter from R. E. Lee to Robert H. Chilton was originally part of the Robert Hall Chilton Collection, located in the MC 3 C-193 files. It was transferred to the Lee Collection in July 1997. A photostat copy of the letter is located in the last folder of the Robert Hall Chilton Box.|
Chilton, Robert Hall
Lee, Robert E.