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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number CML-TJJ.41
Date March 16, 1863
Scope & Content Endorsement on Letter of Relating to Mode of Transmission of Orders Forwarded by Lieutenant General Jackson, March 16, 1863

Physical Appearance: Endorsement, dated March 20, 1863 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs [Army of Northern Virginia] - "Respectfully submitted to the Adj[utan]t & I[nspector] Gen[era]l for decision" - Lee states his opinion that his staff officers may properly transmit his orders without Lee himself sending the orders directly to corps commanders. (Signed) R. E. Lee, General. 2 pp. >>> 2nd Endorsement: June 3, 1863 - "The opinion of Gen[era]l Lee approved. By order of Sec[retar]y of War." (Signed) J. A. Campbell, A[ssistant] S[ecretary of] W[ar]. "Official" Signed, "R. H. Chilton," A[ssistant] A[djutant] & I[nspector] General. >>>3rd Endorsement: June 3, 1863 - H[ea]d Q[uarte]rs A[rmy of] N[orthern] V[irgini]a - Requests the Colonel to please refer the case in question to L[ieutenan]t Gen[era]l [Richard S.] Ewell. Signed, "R. H. Chilton," AA&IG.
Creator Lee, Robert E.
Archival History This endorsement/reply was formerly located in the MC 3 files.
People Campbell, J. A.
Chilton, Robert Hall
Ewell, Richard Stoddert
Jackson, Thomas Jonathan (Stonewall)
Lee, Robert E.