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Object Name LETTER, COPY
Catalog Number CML-APS.1
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1864
Scope & Content Major General Alexander Porter Stewart to General Braxton Bragg, March 19, 1864

Physical Appearance: March 19, 1864 - Alex[ander] P[orter] Stewart, near Dalton, Georgia, to General Braxton Bragg, Richmond, Virginia - Concerns Bragg's transfer to Richmond and Stewart's hopes for increased forces in the Army of Tennessee. Mentions lack of troops being a factor in the lack of success in the campaigns of Middle Tennessee from the previous year. Has high hopes for success in the coming spring campaigns, especially if Bragg can send the Army of Tennessee more troops. Notes Bragg's desire of a written statement from him concerning the affair at McLemore's cove last September. Signed, "Alex P. Stewart." 3 pp., 1 legal-size, back and front and 1 half-sheet. <> "Copy of letter to Genl. Bragg." A typed transcript of the letter is also available in the folder.
Archival History This letter was formerly located in the Georgia Letterbook, aka "Confederate Envelopes," on pages 78-79.
People Bragg, Braxton
Subjects CML MISCELLANEOUS --CML BRAXTON BRAGG