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Hd qrs: Dabbs House

21 June ‘62

Honble G. W. Randolph

Secretary of War

Richmond VA

 

Sir

I was informed last evening by Genl Magruder that he understood he was finally relieved from the order assigning him to duty in the transmississippi Dpt; If this is the decision of the Dept. I request to be informed that I may make some arrangements in reference to his Command in this Army.

I have the honor to be your obd servant

R E LEE

Genl

 

 

Source: Dabbs House Museum, Richmond, Virginia

Transcribed by Dabbs House Museum staff

 

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