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Object Name LETTER, COPY
Catalog Number REL-130
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date September 24, 1864
Scope & Content "Robert E. Lee to Gov. William Smith, September 24, 1864"

Physical Appearance: The letter is a photocopy of the original (autographed letter signed) from Lee to Virginia Gov. William ("Extra Billy") Smith, dated September 24, 1864. Lee asks the governor what he could do to increase the strength of Gen. Early's troops in the Valley. (See Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 857.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION