|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.)
|Subjects||CML LEE COLLECTION|