|Object Name||LETTER, COPY|
|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|