|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|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]. 2 pp. >>> Endorsement on back of cover sheet: [n. d.] - "Fully concurred" Signed, "J. Bankhead Magruder" Maj[o]r Gen[era]l Com[mandin]g. An old Museum label is attached to this sheet below the endorsement.
|Archival History||Maj. Gen. McLaws' letter to Maj. Gen. Magruder was formerly located in the MC 3 Va Room files (ACE leaf 12-13).|
Magruder, John Bankhead
Montague, Edgar B.