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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1925.072.00015
Date June 20, 1862
Scope & Content Original Letter and Copy from Brigadier General Richard B. Garnett to General Samuel Cooper, June 20, 1862

Physical Appearance: June 20, 1862 - Letter from R[ichard] B[rooke] Garnett, at Staunton, V[irgini]a, to General S[amuel] Cooper, Adj[utan]t & Inspec[to]r Gen[era]l, Richmond, V[irgini]a - Lengthy answers to charges and specifications pressed by Major General Thomas J. Jackson. Signed "R. B. Garnett" Brig[adier] Gen[era]l, P[rovisional] A[rmy of] C[onfederate] S[tates]. 16 pp on 7 sheets including a sheet of legal paper. Marks: "G-387 N" at upper left corner of page 1. <> "[Sta]unton, Va. June 30th, 1862. R.B. Garnett. Brg. Genl. Answer to the charges and specifications preferred against Brig. Genl. R. B. Garnett by Maj. Gen'l. T. J. Jackson" on page 16. Acid-free photocopy and additional photocopy of document available.
Archival History Garnett's letter of June 20, 1862 to Cooper was formerly located in the MC 3 G-387 files. It was transferred to CML Collection / Garnett in August 2002.
People Garnett, Richard Brooke
Lee, Robert E.
Cooper, Samuel
Subjects War
War crime trials
War crimes
Pleading (Begging)
Criminal investigations
Investigations, Military