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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-117
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date August 14, 1864
Scope & Content "Robert E. Lee to Maj. Gen. C[harles] W. Field, August 14, 1864"

Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Maj. Gen. Charles W. Field, dated August 14, 1864. Lee tells Field of the "character" of the enemy force advancing against his left. (See "Official Records," XLII, pt. 2, 1176; Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 835.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION