|Object Name||LETTER, COPY|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Robert E. Lee to Mrs. Anna Fitzhugh, June 6, 1860
Physical Appearance: June 6, 1860 - [Extract, copy] - R[obert] E[dward] Lee at San Antonio, Tex[as] to Mrs. Anna Fitzhugh - Lee mentions his affection for Major Robert Hall Chilton, his wife, and their daughters. [This letter remains in the Lee Collection, Box 1.]
|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.|
Wise, Laura Chilton
Lee, Robert E.