Robert E. Lee to Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, 1864 July 24

Camp Petersburg 24 July ’64   I recd this morg dear Mary your note of the 21st & am rejoiced to hear of your daily improvement. You must present my qualifications to Dr & Mrs Cocke for their kindness to you & my sincere wishes for their health &...

Robert E. Lee to James Longstreet, 1864 January 16

Confidential Camp Orange CtH 16 Jan ‘64   Genl Your letters of the 10 & 11th Inst: were handed to me by Capt Goree last night. I am glad that you are casting about for some way to reach the enemy. If he Could be defeated at some point before he is prepared to...

Robert E. Lee to Charles Carter Lee, 1831 June 15

Old Point 15th June 1831            My dear Carter The day has been fixed & it is the 30th June, I can tell you I begin to feel right funny when I count my days, especially when I consider the novel situation in...