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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-88
Date May 4, 1864
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to James A. Seddon, May 7, 1864

Physical Appearance: The telegram is an official copy of a message sent from Lee to James A. Seddon, Secretary of War, dated May 7, 1864. Lee reports Brig. Gen. John B. Gordon's attack against enemy on the previous evening. (See Dowdy & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee, 723.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
People Lee, Robert E.
Seddon, James Alexander
Gordon, John Brown
Subjects Military leadership
Military maneuvers