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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-APS.1
Date March 19, 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."
Creator Stewart, Alexander Peter
Archival History This letter was formerly located in the Georgia Letterbook, aka "Confederate Envelopes," on pages 78-79.
People Bragg, Braxton
Stewart, Alexander Peter
Search Terms Army of Tennessee
McLemore's Cove
Subjects Military mobilizations