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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-RHC.12
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date June 6, 1860
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to Mrs. Anna Fitzhugh, June 6, 1860

Physical Appearance: June 6, 1860 - Extract, copy - Robert Edward Lee at San Antonio, Texas to Mrs. Anna Fitzhugh - Lee mentions his affection for Major Robert Hall Chilton, his wife, and their daughters.
Archival History This letter was originally part of the Robert Hall Chilton Collection, located in the MC 3 C-196 files. It was transferred to the Lee Collection in July 1997. Fitzhugh Lee sent the original letter to Peyton Wise in a letter dated August 15, 1893 (CML-RHC.11) where he notes the section concerning Robert Hall Chilton and his family. Fitzhugh Lee also asks that the original letter be returned to him. Peyton Wise married Laura Chilton, one of Robert Hall Chilton's daughters.
People Wise, Laura Chilton
Chilton, Robert Hall
Lee, Robert E.
Fitzhugh, Anna