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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-88
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
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.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION