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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1933.002.00002
Date July 4, 1863
Scope & Content Letter from 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. on 1 sheet. <> "8" in blue pencil.
Archival History Lt. Gen. E. K. Smith's letter to Gen. J. E. Johnston was formerly located in the MC 3 S-766a files.
People Johnston, Joseph Eggleston
Taylor, Gen.
Walker, Maj. Gen.
Smith, Edmund Kirby
Search Terms Vicksburg Campaign
Siege of Vicksburg
Subjects Relief (Aid)
Military life
Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military occupations
Military intervention
Military stations