|Collection||CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION|
|Date||August 14, 1864|
|Scope & Content||
"Robert E. Lee to Maj. Gen. W[ade] Hampton, August 14, 1864"
Physical Appearance: The telegram (autographed note signed) is from Lee to Maj. Gen. Wade Hampton, dated August 14, 1864. Lee orders Hampton to return his troops to Richmond and advises Hampton that Gen. Gregg's Federal cavalry division is crossing at Deep Bottom from Petersburg. (See "Official Records," XLII, pt. 2, 1177; Dowdey & Manarin, "Wartime Papers of R. E. Lee," 835.)
|Creator||Lee, Robert E., Gen.|
|Subjects||CML LEE COLLECTION|