|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||December 25, 1862|
|Scope & Content||
"Stapleton Crutchfield to Col. [unknown], Dec. 25, 1862"
Physical Appearance: Col. Stapleton Crutchfield wrote this letter to Col. [unknown] on December 25, 1862. The letter gives express authority to get guns from Guiney's Depot and orders that a commissioned officer receive the guns and send a memorandum when assignment completed.
|Creator||Crutchfield, Stapleton, Col.|
|Archival History||Stapleton Crutchfield served as Col. and Chief of Artillery to "Stonewall" Jackson, from May 26, 1862. Crutchfield lost a leg at Chancellorsville. He died in action at Sayler's Creek (Sailor's Creek).|