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Headquarters

Camp on Sewell

28 Sep: 61

 

Brig. Gen Jno. B. Floyd

Commanding &c

Meadow Bluff

 

Genl

 

            Gen Lee directs me to say that the accompanying dispatches were forwarded to your camp this morning by the usual road (turnpike); that the messenger ret’d saying it was impossible to get to Fraziers in consequence of the overflow of the meadow about one mile this side of that point: he now sends another courier by the Old State road to learn whether communication can be had with you by that route, so that you could send any assistance that might be required here.

 

Respectfully,

Your Obt. Servant,

W. H. Taylor

A.A.A.G.

 

Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 8, M2009.266, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 October 21

 

 

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