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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-16
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date May 30, 1861
Scope & Content General Robert E. Lee to General Joseph E. Johnston, May 30, 1861

Physical Appearance: Lee signed this letter to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston on May 30, 1861. This letter explains the arrangement of troops near Alexandria, Virginia and possible strategy if the enemy were to advance against the Southern lines. (See "Official Records," II, 894.)
People Lee, Robert E.
Johnston, Joseph E.
Subjects Military leadership
Military maneuvers
Military officers
Military tactics