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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-109
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date August 10, 1864
Scope & Content "Robert E. Lee to Lt. Gen. R[ichard] S. Ewell, August 10, 1864"

Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, dated August 10, 1864. Lee suggests to Ewell the possibility of an artillery and infantry attack against the Federal marines at Dutch Gap. (See "Official Records," XLII, pt. 2, 1169; Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 831.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION