|Date||May 3, 1861|
|Scope & Content||
"J. E. B. Stuart to Gen. S[amuel] Cooper, May 3, 1861"
Physical Appearance: The letter is a copy [manuscript copy?] of the original, from J. E. B. Stuart to Gen. Samuel Cooper, dated May 3, 1861. Having resigned from the U. S. Army, Stuart expresses his hopes of a comparable position in the Confederate forces, listing cavalry, light artillery, or light infantry as his top choices.
|Creator||Stuart, James Ewell Brown, Maj. Gen.|
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)