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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-136
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date September 29, 1864
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to Capt. John K. Mitchell, September 29, 1864

Physical Appearance: The letter (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Capt. John K. Mitchell, dated September 29, 1864. Lee directs Capt. Mitchell of the Confederate States Navy to fire on enemy troops moving against Signal Hill, east of Chaffin's Bluff.
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
People Lee, Robert E.
Mitchell, John K.
Subjects Military leadership
Troop movements