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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-95
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date June 16,1864
Scope & Content "Robert E. Lee to Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard, June 16, 1864"

Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard, dated June 16, 1864. Lee tells Beauregard that he does not know the exact position of Grant's army and also explains that, at the moment, he cannot afford to send Beauregard reinforcements from the north side of the James River. (See "Official Reports," XL, pt. 2, 659; Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee, 784.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION