|Object Name||LETTER, ORIGINAL|
|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Scope & Content||
Lieutenant General Edmund Kirby Smith to General Joseph E. Johnston, July 4, 1863
Physical Appearance: July 4, 1863 - E[dmund] Kirby Smith at H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs, Monroe, L[ouisian]a, to General J[oseph] E[ggleston] Johnston, Com[man]d[in]g C[onfederate] S[tates] A[rmy], Vicksburg, [Mississippi] - Explains in detail "I find it impossible to do anything from this side for the relief of Vicksburg." Signed, "E. Kirby Smith" L[ieutenan]t Gen[eral], C. S. A. 3 pp.
|Archival History||Lt. Gen. E. K. Smith's letter to Gen. J. E. Johnston was formerly located in the MC 3 S-766a files.|
Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Siege of Vicksburg