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Object Name Dispatch
Catalog Number CML-RHC.32
Date January 17, 1863
Scope & Content Lieutenant General Thomas J. Jackson to Brigadier General Robert H. Chilton, January 17, 1863

Physical Appearance: January 17, 1863 - Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Lieutenant General, at [no location given] to Brigadier General Robert Hall Chilton, Assistant Adjutant & Inspector General - Concerns possibility of enemy attack at Fredericksburg. Signed, "T. J. Jackson," L[ieutenan]t Gen[era]l. A note written along the top reads, "In reply to mine in absence of Gen[era]l Lee, stating Longstreet's apprehension of attack at Fredericksburg."
Creator Jackson, Thomas J. [Stonewall]
Archival History This letter from Jackson to Robert Hall Chilton was originally part of the Robert Hall Chilton Collection, formerly located in the MC 3 C-198 files. It was transferred to the Jackson Collection in July 1997. A photostat copy of the letter is located in the last folder of the Chilton box [Range 5-6].
People Chilton, Robert Hall
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Lee, Robert E.
Longstreet, James