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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1925.072.00015
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
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
Trials
Specifications
Pleading (Begging)
Soldiers
Crimes
Criminal investigations
Investigations, Military
Infantry