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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-LM
Date October 26, 1861
Scope & Content Brigadier General Lafayette McLaws to Major General John Bankhead Magruder, October 26, 1861

Physical Appearance: October 26, 1861 - Lafayette McLaws at Head Quarters, 2nd Division, Camp Young's Mill, [Warwick County, Virginia], to Major General J[ohn] Bankhead Magruder - Recommends Major [Edgar Burwell] Montague for promotion and to command a new regiment formed from Montague's three companies, Major Tomlin's four companies, and one of Waddell's companies. Signed, "L. McLaws" Brig[adier] Gen[era]l, P[rovisional] A[rmy]. >>> Endorsement on back of cover sheet: [n. d.] - "Fully concurred" Signed, "J. Bankhead Magruder" Maj[o]r Gen[era]l Com[mandin]g. Museum label attached to sheet below endorsement.
Creator McLaws, Lafayette
Archival History Maj. Gen. McLaws' letter to Maj. Gen. Magruder was formerly located in the MC 3 Va Room files (ACE leaf 12-13).
People Magruder, John Bankhead
Montague, Edgar B.