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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1914.001.00028
Date April 24, 1864
Scope & Content Letter from Brig. Gen. James H. Trapier to Maj. Gen. Samuel Jones, April 24, 1864

Physical Appearance: The letter is from Brig. Gen. James H. Trapier to Jones, dated April 24, 1864. Marked "Private." Writing from Georgetown, Trapier sends this private letter to "My dear General." Trapier alludes to Jones' predecessor (Beauregard) as having never deemed the site "worth a visit of inspection" and armed it accordingly. Trapier begs to have his artillery requistion filled. 4 pp on 1 sheet.
Creator Trapier, James H., Brig. Gen.
People Trapier, James Heyward
Jones, Samuel
Beauregard, Pierre Gustave Toutant (P. G. T.)
Subjects Military inspections
Military leadership
Military officers
Military personnel
Leaders, Military
Armed forces