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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-116
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 asks Field to help the cavalry push back the enemy, which threatened east of Richmond at the time. (See "Official Records," XLII, pt. 2, 1177; Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 835.)
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION