|Date||June 27, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
General Joseph E. Johnston to Colonel [-------], June 27, 1864
Physical Appearance: June 27, 1864 - J[oseph] E[ggleston] J[ohnston] near Marietta, [Georgia], to Colonel [unidentified] - Encloses copies of two telegrams that he has received. Instructs him to give the telegrams to Gen[era]l Wigfall and suggest that "the troops threatening Mississippi must have come from Louisiana & Gen[era]l Kirby Smith has no enemy in his department that he be directed to help Major Gen[era]l S[tephen] D. Lee. Notes unusual amount activity around Marietta this day - two small attacks on Hardee, several skirmishes, and cannonading. Signed "J. E. J"
A green label is attached to the bottom and reads, "Loaned by the / Southern Historical Society / 1897."
|Creator||Johnston, Joseph Eggleston|
|Archival History||Cooper's letter to Johnston was formerly located in the MC 3 Virginia Room papers.|
Lee, Stephen Dill
Pillow, Gideon Johnson
Sherman, William Tecumseh
Wigfall, Louis Trezevant
Southern Historical Society