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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number MS-19020428.10
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1862
Scope & Content Major General Richard S. Ewell to Secretary of War George Wythe Randolph, August 15, 1862

Physical Appearance: August 15, 1862 - Letter from Richard Stoddert Ewell at Head Quarters, 3rd Division, to the Hon. George Wythe Randolph, Secretary of War, [Richmond, Virginia] - Recommends Colonel Bradley T. Johnson for promotion. Signed, "Richd. S. Ewell," Major General. 3 pp. 1st page > Label: "68" near upper left corner. 3rd page > Endorsement > [n. d.] - "Col. Johnson is a valuable officer, and I hope his service will not be lost to the Confederacy." Signed, "T. J. Jackson," Major General. 4th page > Stamps: Rectangular, red ink, "Record & Pension Office / 1900 / War Department / May 2 / 603162." Marks: "No. 6" - "No. 9" - "Jackson & Ewell recommend promotion." A photocopy is available in CML, Box A-F, under Ewell.
Archival History Formerly located in the MC 3 M-613g files. A photocopy is available in CML, Box A-F, under Ewell. Letter is listed as item #75 on page 195 of the 1905 CMLS Catalogue. Douglas S. Freeman refers to it in his "Calendar of Confederate Papers, "number Md-69-74-75," on page 300.
People Johnson, Bradley Tyler
Subjects CML BRADLEY T. JOHNSON --CML RICHARD S. EWELL --CML JACKSON COLLECTION