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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number CML-TJJ.13
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1862
Scope & Content Major General Thomas J. Jackson to Captain John F. Lay, February 22, 1862

Physical Appearance: February 22, 1862 - T[homas] J[onathan] Jackson at Winchester, [Virginia], to Captain John F. Lay, Com[man]d[in]g Squadron, Cavalry, Manassas, [Virginia] - Sends a letter including "all that your Brother G. W. Lay said would be needed from me for the procuring of your commission." Reiterates his desire have Lay serve with him. Thinks that L[ieutenan]t Col[onel] Turner Ashby can raise the cavalry in this area. Signed "T. J. Jackson" 1 page. Marks: "Metal Case 3 L 91" at top edge. Repair tape across horizontal crease on reverse.
Archival History This letter from Jackson to Capt. John F. Lay was formerly located in the MC 3 L-548a files.
People Lay, John F.
Subjects CML JACKSON COLLECTION