|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||May 17, 1862|
|Scope & Content||
Robert E. Lee to Brig. Gen. J. R. Anderson, May 17, 1862
Physical Appearance: The letter is a copy of a copy of the original from Lee to Brig. Gen. J. R. Anderson, dated May 17, 1862. Lee informs Anderson that Union Gen. Shields has a force of around six thousand (6,000) men and is thought to be headed to Fredericksburg or Culpeper Court House, Virginia.
|Creator||Lee, Robert E., Gen.|
Lee, Robert E.
Anderson, Joseph Reid
Munford, Thomas Taylor