|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Major Henry Brainerd McClellan to Major General Fitzhugh Lee, July 13, 1864
Physical Appearance: July 13, 1864 - H[enry] B[rainerd] McClellan at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs Army [of] N[orthern] V[irgini]a to Maj[or] Gen[eral] Fitz Lee, Com[man]d[in]g Cav[alry] &c. &c. - Sends Lee instructions to return promptly to headquarters and upon their arrival, to detail men to procure fresh horses. (Signed) H. B. McClellan A[ssistant] A[djutant] G[eneral] "Official" copy, Signed "R. Metaine" Capt[ain] & AAG. 1 page.
|Archival History||A first cousin of Union Gen. George B. McClellan, Henry Brainerd McClellan served as a Maj. and Assistant Adjutant General to Stuart. [***Cross reference with CML Stuart Collection]. The letter was formerly located in the MC 1 files.|