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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-53
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date December 29, 1862
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to Secretary of War James A. Seddon, December 29, 1862

Physical Appearance: In this letter, Lee writes to Confederate Secretary of War James A. Seddon on December 29, 1862. Lee makes it clear that he wants no misunderstanding but wishes Gen. W. E. Jones to be in charge of all the Valley troops, explaining that "I think it better that all the troops in the valley should be under one commander..."
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
People Lee, Robert E.
Seddon, James Alexander
Jones, W. E.
Subjects Military leadership
Military officers