|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||September 29, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
Telegram: Robert E. Lee to Brig. Gen. Laurence S. Baker, September 29, 1864
Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Brig. Gen. Laurence S. Baker, dated September 29, 1864. Lee urges Baker to use Negro labor to finish the works and redoubts at Weldon, North Carolina, as soon as possible. (See "Official Reports," XLII, pt. 2, 1305.)
Baker, Laurence Simmons
Lee, Robert E.