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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-38
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.
People Lee, Robert E.
Anderson, Joseph Reid
Shields, James
Munford, Thomas Taylor
Subjects Troop movements
Armies
Artillery (Weaponry)
Cavalry
Military officers