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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number JEBS-11
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.
People Cooper, Samuel
Stuart, James Ewell Brown (J. E. B.) (Jeb)