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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00013
Date November 14, 1863
Scope & Content Letter from Colonel Robert C. Trigg to Major General Samuel Jones, November 14, 1863

Physical Appearance: Letter dated November 14, 1863, from Col. Robert C. Trigg at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, to Major General Sam Jones. At suggestion of the officers of the 54th and 63rd Virginia Infantries. Trigg requests permission for the two regiments to return home. Mentions General Buchanan as "the only man who could set up a claim in opposition" to Jones for the 54th regiment. Speculates whether 500 or 1500 men can do more for the cause in South Western Virginia. 3 pp on 1 sheet.
People Jones, Samuel
Trigg, Robert C.
Subjects Command of troops
Militias
Military officers
Military leadership