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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1989.015.00036
Date March 28, 1865
Scope & Content Lieutenant General James Longstreet to General Robert Edward Lee, March 28, 1865

Physical Appearance: March 28, 1865 - James Longstreet at Headquarters, 1st Army Corps, A[rmy of] N[orthern] V[irginia], to General R[obert] E[dward] Lee, Commanding &c. - Informs Lee that General [Martin Witherspoon] Gary's and the Texas scouts report that Sheridan's forces have crossed the James River, cavalry picket at New Market Heights, and Kautz's command to still be on this side of the river. Signed, "J. Longstreet" Lieutenant General.
Creator Longstreet, James
Archival History This letter from Longstreet to Lee was formerly located in the V-6-1-1 files.
People Gary, Martin Witherspoon
Lee, Robert E.
Longstreet, James
Sheridan
Search Terms James River
New Market, Virginia