|Date||July 14, 1863|
|Scope & Content||
Letter from Major General William T. Sherman to General Joseph E. Johnston, July 14, 1863
Physical Appearance: July 14, 1863 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs [U. S.] Army before Jackson, [Mississippi], W[illiam] T[ecumseh] Sherman to General J[oseph] E[ggleston] Johnston, [Jackson] - Acknowledges receipt of his letter by truce. Sherman has ordered a cease fire and a flag of truce to shown on the Clinton Road until 4 P. M. He thanks him for the offer to bury the dead who fill on the South Front Road the day before yesterday and asks if he might send two or three subordinate officers identify the deceased, as well as having their remains removed. Signed "W. T. Sherman" Maj[or] Gen[era]l, Comm[andin]g.
|Creator||Sherman, William Tecumseh|
|Archival History||These two letters between Sherman and Johnston were formerly located in the MC 3 Virginia Room Papers.|
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Sherman, William Tecumseh