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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number JEBS-26a-b
Date March 25, 1863
Scope & Content J. E. B. Stuart to General R[obert] H. Chilton, March 25, 1863

Physical Appearance: The three-page letter (JEBS-26a) is from Stuart to Brig. Gen. Robert H. Chilton, dated March 25, 1863. Stuart observes that it was a decided defeat for the enemy and laments the loss of Maj. John Pelham. The letter served as a cover letter for Brig. Gen. Fitzhugh Lee's report of the same date on the Battle of Kellysville [Kelly's Ford] (JEBS-26b). (See "Official Records," XXV, pt. 1, 58-59.)
Creator Stuart, James Ewell Brown, Maj. Gen.
Archival History This letter from Stuart to Robert H. Chilton was formerly located in the MC 1 files. The letter is cross-referenced to the Robert Hall Chilton Collection.
People Chilton, Robert Hall
Lee, Fitzhugh
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)
Search Terms Battle of Kelly's Ford / Kellysville / Kelleysville