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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-RER.1
Date July 6, 1863
Scope & Content Letter from Major General Robert E. Rodes to Major General Edward Johnson, July 6, 1863

Physical Appearance: July 6, 186[3?] - R[obert] E[mmett] Rodes at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs Division, to Maj[or] Gen[era]l Edward Johnson, Com[man]d[in]g Division - States that he only has three of his brigades with him, the other two off on detached service. Requests that Johnson leave one of his brigades there since the enemy is extending his lines. Signed, "R. E. Rodes" Maj[or] Gen[era]l. Marks: "J-3-3" upper right corner. Stamp: Blue ink at the bottom left corner, "Examined and calendared." <<>> Faint, illegible writing in pencil below embossement. Marks: "Metal Case 3 R 54" below center.
Dimensions: [H]6.5" __[W]3"
Archival History The note from Maj. Gen. Rodes to Maj. Gen. Edward Johnson was formerly located in the MC 3 J-524 files.
People Johnson, Edward (Allegheny)
Rodes, Robert Emmett
Search Terms Brigade
Subjects Military demobilizations
Military exchanges
Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military mobilizations
Military occupations
Military officers
Military reconnaissance
Military tactics
Militia movements