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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1925.072.00012
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date April 1862
Scope & Content Letter from Richard B. Garnett to Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, April 1862

Physical Appearance: April [-], 1862 - R[ichard] B[rooke] Garnett at Harrisonburg, V[irgini]a, to "My dear Sir" [Hon. R. M. T. Hunter, Richmond, Virginia] - Acknowledges receipt of his letter dated April 10 and thanks him for an offer of assistance. Encloses a copy of his report on Kernstown and the charges & specification made by Jackson against him. Responds to Hunter's questions regarding the charges. In a postscript, requests Hunter to obtain a copy of Jackson's written complaint against him sent to the War Department. Signed "R. B. Garnett" 4 pp on 1 sheet. Marks: "G-385 D" at top of page [1]. A photocopy of the letter.
Archival History Garnett's letter to Hunter was formerly located in the MC 3 G-385 files. It was transferred to CML Collection / Garnett in August 2002.
People Garnett, Richard Brooke
Hunter, Robert Mercer Taliaferro
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Subjects War crime trials
War crimes
War correspondents
Specifications
Accusing
Trials
Letters