|Object Name||LETTER, COPY|
|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.
|Archival History||This endorsement/reply was formerly located in the MC 3 files.|
|Subjects||CML JACKSON COLLECTION|