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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-107
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date August 9, 1864
Scope & Content "Robert E. Lee to President Jefferson Davis, August 9, 1864"

Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to President Jefferson Davis, dated August 9, 1864. Lee dispels rumors of Gen. McCausland's defeat and requests someone to be sent to relieve Gen. Ransom. (See "Official Records," XLIII, pt. 1, 990.)
People Davis, Jefferson
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION