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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-100
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date June 17,1864
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to E. H. Gill, June 17, 1864

Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to E. H. Gill, supeintendent of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad, dated June 17, 1864. Lee reports the destruction of the track at Port Walthall Junction the day before and impresses upon Gill the need to have the line reopened as soon as possible. (See "Official Reports," XL, pt. 2, 665.)
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION