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Object Name LETTER
Catalog Number CML-TJJ.53
Date 1862
Scope & Content Colonel Alexander R. Boteler to "Townes," February 25, 1862

Physical Appearance: February 25, 1862 - A[lexander] R[obinson] Boteler at Richmond, [Virginia], to "Townes" - Informs him of permission received from the Secretary [of War] for Townes to raise a company at once. Advises that, if he can raise a regiment, he can be immediately commissioned a Colonel. Encloses a letter for [Major] Gen[era]l [Thomas J.] Jackson, to be delivered if he has problems getting a furlough from his Colonel. Signed, "A. R. Boteler." 1 page. Marks: "Metal Case 3 B 240." <<>> Note: "This letter was taken from the pocket of a Commissioned Officer, killed on the battlefield at Winchester, Va. taken by M. A. Noyes." A long strip of repair tape is placed along a fold line.
Archival History Alexander R. Boteler served as Col. and Volunteer Aide-de-Camp to "Stonewall" Jackson from May 30, 1862 into August 1862. He also served as Col. and VADC to J. E. B. Stuart from August 15, 1863 through May 1864.
People Townes
Boteler, Alexander R.
Subjects Correspondence