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Object Name TELEGRAM
Catalog Number REL-118
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